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Height-Independent Equation of Zappitelli et al for Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) in Pediatric Patients (Modified BCCH Equation)

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Nephrology
Pedatrics

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Description:

Zappitelli et al reported an equation for estimating glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in pediatric patients that is not dependent on height. It was modeled on the equation from British Columbia Children's Hospital (BCCH, Mattman et al). The authors are from McGill University and Montreal Children's Hospital in Canada.

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