CKD-EPI equation for creatinine and cystatin C

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Description

CKD-EPI equation to estimate GFR based on a combination of creatinine and cystatin C

Usage

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CKDEpi.creat.cys(creatinine, cystatin, sex, age, ethnicity)

Arguments

creatinine

Numeric vector with serum or plasma creatinine values in mg/dl

cystatin

Numeric vector with serum or plasma cystatin C values in mg/dl

sex

Numeric vector with 0 for females and 1 for males

age

Numeric vector with age in years

ethnicity

Numeric vector with 0 for non-Black and 1 for Black individuals

Value

A numeric vector with eGFR values in ml/min/1.73 m^2.

Author(s)

Cristian Pattaro

References

Inker LA, et al. Estimating glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C. N Engl J Med 2012; 367: 20-29.

See Also

CKDEpi.creat, CKDEpi.cys