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Existing creatinine-based equations overestimate glomerular filtration rate in Indians

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Background: Accurate estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is important for diagnosis and risk stratification in chronic kidney disease and for selection of living donors. Ethnic differences have required correction factors in the originally developed creatinine-based GFR estimation equations for populations around the world. Existing equations have not been validated in the vegetarian Indian population. We examined the performance of creatinine and cystatin-based GF... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12882-018-0813-9

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BT/PR3150/MED/30/640/2011; awarded to V.J.
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Grant:
Clinical Research Program to VK
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Nephrology Journal website
Volume:
19
Pages:
Article: 22
Publication date:
2018-02-01
Acceptance date:
2018-01-04
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ISSN:
1471-2369
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pubs:813772
URN:
uri:0952c650-4615-43f5-a04c-360a7d12c149
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uuid:0952c650-4615-43f5-a04c-360a7d12c149
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pubs:813772

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