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Formula of Filler and Lepage for Estimating GFR from Serum Cystatin C in a Pediatric Patient

Purpose:

To estimate a pediatric patient's glomerular filtration rate (GFR) using the formula of Filler and Lepage and serum cystatin C.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

R94.4

Description:

Filler and Lepage developed an equation for predicting the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for a pediatric patient. The authors are from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottowa.

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