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Author Topic: Limitations of eGFR equation
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Post Limitations of eGFR equation
on: February 23, 2012, 12:08
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can u use eGFR equation on patients w/solitary kidney? is it validated for this group? apprec. any insight

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on: February 23, 2012, 12:21
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I do not think, all formulas have been validated on chronic populations. also these formulas ignore compensation mechanisms of the remaining kidney

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Post Re: Limitations of eGFR equation
on: February 23, 2012, 21:30
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Richard Glassock :
Yes, you can (but it underestimates true GFR by about 8-10%. See Barrie Y,
et al Transplantation 15:575-580, 2010

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