4-variable Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Ann Intern Med. 2006 Aug 15;145(4):247-54 Cohorts
IN kidney disease, chronic, glomerular filtration estimation The Use of
4-variable Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation
As Diagnostic Tool
Is better Than
Cockcroft-Gault equation
To estimate measured (125I-iothalamate) glomerular filtration rate with less than 30% error: 90% MDRD VS 60% Cockcroft VS 83% corrected Cockcroft