SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.9 número2Knowledge, attitudes and practices about the Code of Odontologic Ethics in odontologists of the National Police in 2009Perception and comprehension of the informed consent in patients attending the Faculty of Odontology in 2010 índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados




  • Não possue artigos citadosCitado por SciELO

Links relacionados

  • Não possue artigos similaresSimilares em SciELO


Memorias del Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud

versão On-line ISSN 1812-9528


ZENTENO, J et al. Correlation between creatinine clearance and MDRD-4 formula in the estimation of the glomerular filtrate. Mem. Inst. Investig. Cienc. Salud [online]. 2011, vol.9, n.2, pp.35-42. ISSN 1812-9528.

ABSTRACT Serum creatinine and creatinine clearance (CrCl) methods are mostly used as measures of glomerular filtration (GF) and are procedures that are not exempt from both pre-analytical and analytical problems. In recent years, it has been proposed the use of predictive formulas of GF. In this study, we sought to verify the correlation between the analytical method and the estimated by the MDRD-4 formula. Eighty nine patients were studied retrospectively, they had a mean age of 51±14 years and there were 31 males and 58 females. Though the mean GF estimated by the MRDR-4 formula was 66 ± 28.83 ml/min and the obtained by creatinine depuration was 62 ± 30.22ml/min. (p<0.05), a positive correlation between both methods was found (r=0.796; p=0.001). In our population, the MRDR-4 formula has a good equivalence with the CrCl and could be used to assess the renal function of patients at risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Palavras-chave : Glomerular filtration; Creatinine clearance; MDRD-4.

        · resumo em Espanhol     · texto em Espanhol     · Espanhol ( pdf )


Creative Commons License Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons