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How accurate is estimated GFR?

By Anonymous November 23, 2016 - 8:17pm
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My creatinine is a mere 1.4 (1.3 is now the uppermost normal) but my GFR is 39. I once did an overnight catch and the "real" GFR matched the estimated. And I don't see how they can measure your GFR with a live catch if they don't know how much liquid you took in.

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