Virga's formula

Description

Virga's formula is based on serum creatinine, sex, age, and body weight.

Usage

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Virga(creatinine, sex, age, wt)

Arguments

creatinine

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

sex

Numeric 0/1 vector: 0 for females, 1 for males

age

Numeric vector with age in years

wt

Numeric vector with weight in kg

Value

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

Author(s)

Cristian Pattaro

References

Virga G, et al. A new equation for estimating renal function using age, body weight and serum creatinine. Nephron Clin Pract 2007; 105: c43-53.

See Also

CG, MDRD4