Two novel equations to estimate kidney function in persons aged 70 years or older.


BACKGROUND In older adults, current equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) are not validated and may misclassify elderly persons in terms of their stage of chronic kidney disease. OBJECTIVE To derive the Berlin Initiative Study (BIS) equation, a novel estimator of GFR in elderly participants. DESIGN Cross-sectional. Data were split for… (More)
DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-7-201210020-00003

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