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Landmark articles suggest eliminating race in the estimation of kidney function.

24 Sep, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Editorial: Time to Eliminate Health Care Disparities in the Estimation of Kidney Function – New England Journal of Medicine

Study 1: New Creatinine- and Cystatin C–Based Equations to Estimate GFR without Race – New England Journal of Medicine

Study 2: Race, Genetic Ancestry, and Estimating Kidney Function in CKD – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries:

NIH-supported study suggests alternative to race-based kidney function calculations – NIH News Releases

Remove Race From Equation Used to Assess Kidney Function, Researchers Say – AJMC

Researchers identify potential approach to eliminate race from equations to estimate kidney function – News Medical

 

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