CKD-EPI equation for cystatin C

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Description

GFR is estimated with the CKD-EPI equation for cystatin C proposed by Inker et al., N Engl J Med 2012

Usage

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CKDEpi.cys(cystatin, sex, age)

Arguments

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

Value

The function returns 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.creat.cys