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Factors That Can Affect the Reliability of an Estimated GFR Calculation

Specialty:

Nephrology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

While the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) has many advantages, the various equations used to calculate it may be influenced by several variables. These can affect the accuracy of the calculation and eGFR may be significantly different from the patient’s actual GFR.

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