GFR estimation using serum cystatin C

Description

GFR is estimated with the 1st formula proposed by Stevens et al. (Am J Kidney Dis 2008), i.e.: as a simple transformation of cystatin C, without using any other information

Usage

1
Stevens.cys1(cystatin)

Arguments

cystatin

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

Value

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

Author(s)

Cristian Pattaro

References

Stevens LA, et al. Estimating GFR using serum cystatin C alone and in combination with serum creatinine: a pooled analysis of 3,418 individuals with CKD. Am J Kidney Dis 2008; 51: 395-406.

See Also

Stevens.cys2, Stevens.creat.cys, CKDEpi.cys