not use in Acute Renal Failure - creatinine results should be
stable for 2-3 months.
for adults only (>18 years of age).
Do not use with inpatients.
Results may deviate from true GFR values with extremes of body composition
(including amputations, gross oedema) or dietary
intake or severe liver disease.
Do not use with pregnant patients.
The formula has NOT been validated for drug dosing.
and Gault estimates are recommended.
The data is not stored electronically - all transcriptions must be checked for
Formula: eGFR = 175 * [(((Serum Creatinine) x 0.0113) -1.154] *
(age -0.203) * F
(where F = 1 if male, and 0.742 if female)
For further information and
advice on patient management see
Local CKD guidelines
Cross Hospital Wolverhampton
Version 1.0 / May
2014 Approved by: Consultant Biochemist