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Estimated glomerular filtration rate for longitudinal follow-up of living kidney donors.

Authors
  • van Londen, Marco1
  • Wijninga, Anthony B1
  • de Vries, Jannieta1
  • Sanders, Jan-Stephan F1
  • de Jong, Margriet F C1
  • Pol, Robert A2
  • Berger, Stefan P1
  • Navis, Gerjan1
  • de Borst, Martin H1
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 2 Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Feb 22, 2018
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfx370
PMID: 29481686
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

All eGFR equations underestimated GFR slopes in donors with a declining GFR between 3 months and 5 years post-donation. This study underlines the value of mGFR in the follow-up of donors with risk of progressive GFR loss.

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