estimated glomerular filtration rate Archives
VUMC adopts updated kidney function equation to better guide patient care decisions
Nov. 17, 2022—In December Vanderbilt University Medical Center will again update the equation used for estimating kidney function with the goals of improving health equity and better guiding patient care decisions.
Study supports removing race from estimate of kidney function
Nov. 17, 2022—An in-depth analysis by Vanderbilt investigators of published research studies supports removing race from the calculation of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) — an assessment of kidney function.