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GFR Estimation : MDRD Formula

GFR Estimation : MDRD Formula

In this step, Prof. Lee illustrates the correction factor, examples, and the advantages for MDRD formula (Levey Equation).

First, the correction factor depends on the races and the gender.

Secondly, there are several advantages of using this method, including no need to calculate IBW and BSA, and no age limit.

However, we need to adjust it for gender and race factor.

Finally, we are able to compare the estimations between different methods.

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