GFR Estimation in Adolescents and Young Adults

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 04/13/2012

There was a good correlation between measured GFR (mGFR) and both pediatric formulas in all age groups, whereas the adult formulas substantially overestimated mGFR. In conclusion, the authors recommend the use of pediatric equations to estimate GFR from childhood to early adulthood.

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