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If the serum creatinine is 1.10 and eGFR is 52 ml/min, what stage of chronic kidney disease does one have?

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asked Mar 5, 2013 in Chronic kidney disease - general by anonymous
edited Mar 8, 2013 by fadem

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To calculate the eGFR (CKD-EPI) one needs the age, race, gender and the serum creatinine. CKD does not exist unless the GFR is less than 60 ml for at least three months unless there are other markers of kidney disease such as an abnormal urine or an abnormal ultrasound.

Assuming these criteria are met, the GFR of 52 would be classed as stage 3 CKD according to the newest KDIGO criteria. The prototype for the new iphone GFR calculator will show this 

answered Mar 8, 2013 by fadem
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