The Cockcroft-Gault: a better predictor of renal function in an overweight and obese diabetic population.

@article{Drion2011TheCA,
  title={The Cockcroft-Gault: a better predictor of renal function in an overweight and obese diabetic population.},
  author={I Iefke Drion and Hanneke J Joosten and Liane Santing and Susan Johanna Josephina Logtenberg and Klaas H Groenier and Aloysius Gerardus Lieverse and Nanno Kleefstra and Henk J G Bilo},
  journal={Obesity facts},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          393-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The performance of the Cockcroft-Gault (CG) equation, the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) formula, and the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration equation (CKD-EPI) was evaluated in body mass index (BMI) categories. MATERIAL AND METHODS In this retrospective cohort study in diabetic patients, creatinine clearance was measured by collecting 24-hour urines. Renal function was estimated using the CG, MDRD, and CKD-EPI. The performance of the equations was… CONTINUE READING

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