Management of Renal Disease

  • Author: Mohamed G. Atta, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/14/17 (What's New)


  • “Normalization” of serum creatinine to individual’s specific amount of muscle mass most commonly uses any one of several equations (Table 2)
  • CKD-EPI formula more accurate than other equations in patients with mild kidney impairment[Levey 2009]

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