Validation of the Friedewald formula for the determination of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in renal transplant recipients.
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey.
- Published Article
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
- Publication Date
May 01, 2010
The LDL-C can be calculated by the following formula: LDL-C = 8.018 + (0.99 x FF LDL-C). The coefficient of determination correlation (r) for this regression was 0.977, which indicates that the calculated LDL-C levels can be used in RTRs with TG lower than 400 mg/dL. mLDL-C was significantly higher than cLDL-C. We observed that difference between cLDL-C and mLDL-C levels were not affected by serum creatinine levels and usage of CNIs, sirolimus, everolimus, ACEI, and ARB in RTRs.
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