May 2, 2009

A new equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate.

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This cross-sectional analysis of pooled data from multiple studies was used to develop and validate a new equation, the CKD-EPI (Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration) equation, to predict GFR. The CKD-EPI equation appears to be more precise and accurate than the MDRD Study equation, especially at higher GFRs.

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