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Equation of Rule et al for Estimating the GFR for a Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease from Serum Creatinine, Age and Gender

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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 of these was based on age, gender and the serum creatinine concentration. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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