Cimmino C. Benefits of direct glomerular filtration rate (GFR) determination versus creatinine-based tests for evaluating renal function. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1998;98(8):437. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19184.108.40.2067.
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To diagnose renal disease earlier and thereby reduce the number of patients with endstage renal disease, accurate, specific diagnostic tests are necessary. The author explains the benefits of using tests that rely on the glomerular filtration rate measurement rather than on traditional creatinine-based diagnostic tests.
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