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Estimation of glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C in octogenarians and nonagenarians.
BMC Nephrol. 2013 Dec 02; 14:265.BN

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Equations to estimate GFR have not been well validated in the elderly and may misclassify persons with chronic kidney disease (CKD). We measured GFR and compared the performance of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD), the Chronic Kidney Disease-Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-Epi) and the Berlin Initiative Study (BIS) equations based on creatinine and/or cystatin C in octogenarians and nonagenarians.

METHODS

Using cross-sectional analysis we assessed 95 very elderly persons (mean 85 years) living in the community. GFR was measured by iohexol (mGFR) and compared with estimates using six equations: MDRD, CKD-Epi_creatinine, CKD-Epi_cystatin, CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin, BIS_creatinine and BIS_creatinine-cystatin.

RESULTS

Mean mGFR was 55 (range,19-86) ml/min/1.73 m(2). Bias was smaller with the CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin and the CKD-Epi_creatinine equations (-4.0 and 1.7 ml/min/1.73 m(2)). Accuracy (percentage of estimates within 30% of mGFR) was greater with the CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin, BIS_creatinine-cystatin and BIS_creatinine equations (85%, 83% and 80%, respectively). Among the creatinine-based equations, the BIS_creatinine had the greatest accuracy at mGFR < 60 ml/min/1.73 m(2) and the CKD-Epi_creatinine was superior at higher GFRs (79% and 90%, respectively). The CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin, BIS_creatinine-cystatin and CKD-Epi_cystatin equations yielded the greatest areas under the receiver operating characteristic curve at GFR threshold = 60 ml/min/1.73 m 2 (0.88, 0.88 and 0.87, respectively). In participants classified based on the BIS_creatinine, CKD-Epi_cystatin, or BIS_creatinine-cystatin equations, the CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin equation tended to improve CKD classification (net reclassification index: 12.7%, p = 0.18; 6.7%, p = 0.38; and 15.9%; p = 0.08, respectively).

CONCLUSIONS

GFR-estimating equations CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin and BIS_creatinine-cystatin showed better accuracy than other equations using creatinine or cystatin C alone in very elderly persons. The CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin equation appears to be advantageous in CKD classification. If cystatin C is not available, both the BIS_cr equation and the CKD-Epi_cr equation could be used, although at mGFR < 60 ml/min/1.73 m(2), the BIS_cr equation seems to be the best alternative.

Authors+Show Affiliations

No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNephrology, School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. rsesso@unifesp.br.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

24295505

Citation

Lopes, Marcelo B., et al. "Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate From Serum Creatinine and Cystatin C in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians." BMC Nephrology, vol. 14, 2013, p. 265.
Lopes MB, Araújo LQ, Passos MT, et al. Estimation of glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C in octogenarians and nonagenarians. BMC Nephrol. 2013;14:265.
Lopes, M. B., Araújo, L. Q., Passos, M. T., Nishida, S. K., Kirsztajn, G. M., Cendoroglo, M. S., & Sesso, R. C. (2013). Estimation of glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C in octogenarians and nonagenarians. BMC Nephrology, 14, 265. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-14-265
Lopes MB, et al. Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate From Serum Creatinine and Cystatin C in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Dec 2;14:265. PubMed PMID: 24295505.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Estimation of glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C in octogenarians and nonagenarians. AU - Lopes,Marcelo B, AU - Araújo,Lara Q, AU - Passos,Michelle T, AU - Nishida,Sonia K, AU - Kirsztajn,Gianna M, AU - Cendoroglo,Maysa S, AU - Sesso,Ricardo C, Y1 - 2013/12/02/ PY - 2013/04/13/received PY - 2013/11/13/accepted PY - 2013/12/4/entrez PY - 2013/12/4/pubmed PY - 2014/4/4/medline SP - 265 EP - 265 JF - BMC nephrology JO - BMC Nephrol VL - 14 N2 - BACKGROUND: Equations to estimate GFR have not been well validated in the elderly and may misclassify persons with chronic kidney disease (CKD). We measured GFR and compared the performance of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD), the Chronic Kidney Disease-Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-Epi) and the Berlin Initiative Study (BIS) equations based on creatinine and/or cystatin C in octogenarians and nonagenarians. METHODS: Using cross-sectional analysis we assessed 95 very elderly persons (mean 85 years) living in the community. GFR was measured by iohexol (mGFR) and compared with estimates using six equations: MDRD, CKD-Epi_creatinine, CKD-Epi_cystatin, CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin, BIS_creatinine and BIS_creatinine-cystatin. RESULTS: Mean mGFR was 55 (range,19-86) ml/min/1.73 m(2). Bias was smaller with the CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin and the CKD-Epi_creatinine equations (-4.0 and 1.7 ml/min/1.73 m(2)). Accuracy (percentage of estimates within 30% of mGFR) was greater with the CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin, BIS_creatinine-cystatin and BIS_creatinine equations (85%, 83% and 80%, respectively). Among the creatinine-based equations, the BIS_creatinine had the greatest accuracy at mGFR < 60 ml/min/1.73 m(2) and the CKD-Epi_creatinine was superior at higher GFRs (79% and 90%, respectively). The CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin, BIS_creatinine-cystatin and CKD-Epi_cystatin equations yielded the greatest areas under the receiver operating characteristic curve at GFR threshold = 60 ml/min/1.73 m 2 (0.88, 0.88 and 0.87, respectively). In participants classified based on the BIS_creatinine, CKD-Epi_cystatin, or BIS_creatinine-cystatin equations, the CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin equation tended to improve CKD classification (net reclassification index: 12.7%, p = 0.18; 6.7%, p = 0.38; and 15.9%; p = 0.08, respectively). CONCLUSIONS: GFR-estimating equations CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin and BIS_creatinine-cystatin showed better accuracy than other equations using creatinine or cystatin C alone in very elderly persons. The CKD-Epi_creatinine-cystatin equation appears to be advantageous in CKD classification. If cystatin C is not available, both the BIS_cr equation and the CKD-Epi_cr equation could be used, although at mGFR < 60 ml/min/1.73 m(2), the BIS_cr equation seems to be the best alternative. SN - 1471-2369 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/24295505/Estimation_of_glomerular_filtration_rate_from_serum_creatinine_and_cystatin_C_in_octogenarians_and_nonagenarians_ L2 - https://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2369/14/265 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -