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MDRD (Modification of Diet in Renal Disease) Study Equation of Levey et al for the Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)

Purpose:

To estimate a patient's glomerular filtration rate (GFR) based on clinical and laboratory values using equations from the MDRD Study.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

R94.4

Description:

Levey et al developed equations for estimating the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) from creatinine and other serum measures. The authors are from the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study Group.

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