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DaVita's Kidney Calculator iPhone App Downloaded in 24 Countries

...t's age, serum creatinine level, gender and race. gfr is considered by nephrologists and other kidney ca...d is used to plan life-saving treatment. "The gfr Calculator has become a worldwide success and we'r...ofessionals or individuals can download the DaVita gfr Calculator from the Apple iTunes App Store for 99 ...

A first choice of renal function tests in hepatectomy patients

...al to glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Recently, an equation for estimated gfr (eGFR) for Japanese individuals has been postulated, and eGFR has been accepted as equal to measured gfr in chronic kidney disease. However, there have been no previous studies reg...

DaVita.com Kidney Blog Helps Kidney Patients Find Fun Ways to Celebrate Holidays and Tips for Eating Healthy

...formation on kidney function, dialysis procedures, dialysis modalities and special features such as the Discussion Forum , dialysis center locator , gfr Calculator and more. ...

DaVita Launches Kidney Calculator for iPhone and iPod Touch

...h, French, Italian, Spanish and German, the DaVita gfr Calculator for iPhone measures kidney function by ... age, serum creatinine level, gender and race. The gfr Calculator and this new iPhone application is one ...best measure of kidney function. Knowing someone's gfr lets a physician figure out the person's stage of ...

DaVita.com Launches Physician Website

...cal conferences http://www.davita.com/physicians/resources/?id=2150 ). In addition, renal doctors will also find a number of clinical tools such as a gfr calculator that measures glomerular filtration rate to determine a patient's stage of CKD and a KTV calculator, which indicates adequacy of dialysis o...

Chronic Kidney Disease Growing Globally

...e with low socioeconomic status, make reduction of CKD a public health priority. Promotion of its recognition through the general public knowing their gfr [glomerular filtration rate] and testing their urine is crucial to reduce premature deaths from all causes and to attenuate this global epidemic," the...

Large Disparities in Kidney Testing Based on Disease, Gender and State, Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Finds

... particular," said Massy Safai, M.D., former faculty at University of California San Francisco, Division of Nephrology, and former director of the Low gfr Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. "This finding is particularly disturbing in light of a number of studies that demonstrate a higher prevalenc...

Children and Chronic Kidney Disease

...e current standard for tracking kidney function is gfr (glomerular filtration rate), a test conducted by ...ring how fast the kidneys remove it. By using both gfr and the urine tests, Furth and colleagues showed that, as proteinuria increased, gfr proportionately decreased. 'Now that we k...

Children’s Center to Lead Largest-Ever Study on Kidney Disease in Childre

...clinical trials and will also help researchers refine existing GFR-estimate formulas that doctors use for children. The current methods for estimating gfr yield faulty results in children 25 percent of the time. Kidney disease in children tends to start and evolve silently. More than one-third (37 ...
GFR in Medical Products

MAQUET Alphamaxx Surgical Table

Features:...m castors for easy movement and maneuvering (locking via control unit) Base cladding and cover for the override control panel made of high impact, gfr composite plastics; resistant to fracturing and disinfectants; molded in the base shade and coated with an additional scratch resistant enamel. Co...
Company:Getinge USA, Inc.
GFR in Biological News

Updated formula measures kidney function more accurately

...isease in Children (CKiD) Cohort Study. The new gfr formula generated by the study is based on height ...alculation that offers a good approximation of the gfr formula from the child's height in centimeters, se... The Jaffe method was used in an earlier estimated gfr formula that Schwartz developed in the mid-1970s. ...

New type of rejection blocker protects kidneys after transplant

...r filtration rate (GFR) -- a measure of the kidney's ability to filter waste -- as an indicator of how well transplanted kidneys were functioning. The gfr was significantly higher at 12 months for patients receiving both the intensive and less intensive belatacept regimens compared to cyclosporine patien...
GFR in Biological Technology

Cytochroma initiates Phase I/II clinical trial of CTAP101 Capsules for vitamin D insufficiency in chronic kidney disease

...d glomerular filtration rate (GFR) - 30-59 ml/min/1.73m(2) for Stage 3 CKD and 15-29 ml/min/1.73m(2) for Stage 4 CKD. As CKD progresses to Stage 5 and gfr decreases to < 15 ml/min/1.73m(2), patients require more drastic treatments including dialysis or kidney transplant. About Cytochroma Inc. Cytochrom...
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