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The GFR is optimally measured by the clearance of inulin, a fructose polymer having a molecular weight of approximately 5 kDa.
The body-fat mass of each participant was measured with a bioimpedance analyzer (Tanita[R] BC 418) to compare GFR and cystatin C levels with BCM and Cr clearance (CrCl).
The limitation regarding ethnicity has not prevented South Asian researchers from using CKD-EPI in their studies, however large trials from India6 and Bangladesh7 have measured GFR by CKD-EPI to determine the prevalence of CKD in their countries.
GFR (GFR Gates) was consequently estimated by a commercially available computer (Oddesey Pegasus Laboratories, Adac) according to the Gates' algorithm.
If the serum creatinine level is measured, it is recommended to report GFR in the same report (12, 13).
In the existing literature, there is a dearth of data on normal GFR values in children.
The MOU has been signed between Afri-Can Cannabis Holdings Ltd and GFR Pharma Inc.
In a meta-analysis by Dharnidharka et al., serum cystatin-C was found to be superior to serum creatinine as a marker of GFR [9].
Also, there was no difference in GFR categories below 90 ml/min/1.73 m2 calculated by either of formula in both age groups.
Kidney assessment evaluates renal function (GFR) and damage (proteinuria) (3).