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Composite Estimate of Rule et al for the GFR of a Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

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Rule et al developed a series of equations for estimating the glomerular filtration rate for a patient with chronic kidney disease. One was a composite score that combined the results of separate GFR estimates based on serum creatinine and cystatin C. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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