Article Abstract

Overcoming the limitations of glomerular filtration rate estimation by using a novel rapid bedside measurement?

Authors: Guido Filler, Carmen Rodriguez Cuellar, Mara Medeiros

Abstract

Kidney function cannot be measured directly. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is the most widely used surrogate marker for drug dosing and monitoring progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) (1,2).