Serum creatinine concentration and renal function (new insight into an old problem)

Authors: O. Schück;  V. Teplan;  I. Smrčková;  J. Skibová;  M. Štollová
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika nefrologie IKEM, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. Vladimír Teplan, DrSc., a Subkatedra nefrologie IPVZ, Praha, vedoucí prof. MUDr. Vladimír Teplan, DrSc.
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2005; 51(6): 725-727
Category: Reviews


In the brief review current possibilities of assessment of glomerular filtration rate based on single non-adjusted serum creatinine concentrations (SKr) are analysed and when so-called adjusted values of SKr are necessary to be used. In terms of adjusted value of SKr Cockcroft-Gault equation and prediction of GF based on abbreviated MDRD (Modification of Diet in Renal Disease) equation are analysed in more detail.

Key words:
serum creatinine concentration – glomerular filtration prediction – abbreviated MDRD equation


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