Serum cystatin C levels in children with sickle cell disease

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Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) may develop kidney dysfunction from childhood. The purpose of this study was to examine the value of serum cystatin C as a marker for glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in children with SCD, as compared to serum creatinine and creatinine clearance (CrCl). Twenty children (ages 9–21, ten males) with SCD with and without… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-006-0033-6

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