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The clinically significant estimated glomerular filtration rate for hyperkalemia.

Authors
  • Takaichi, Kenmei
  • Takemoto, Fumi
  • Ubara, Yoshifumi
  • Mori, Yasumichi
Type
Published Article
Journal
Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
47
Issue
14
Pages
1315–1323
Identifiers
PMID: 18628579
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

From the viewpoint of the increase in incidence of hyperkalemia, using an eGFR below 50 mL/min/1.73 m2 as the cutoff has clinical significance when equation 0.741 is used and a cutoff at 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 is appropriate when equation 194 is used.

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