Table 4.

Measured and estimated GFRa

MeanMedianRange
Measured values
    99Tc-DTPA GFR58 ± 235811 to 121
    creatinine clearance61 ± 275910 to 176
Estimates using serum creatinine
    Cockcroft-Gault55 ± 20559 to 113
    abbreviated MDRD48 ± 20469 to 117
    original MDRD46 ± 20448 to 118
    Walser46 ± 184910 to 111
    Jelliffe43 ± 184214 to 118
    Mawer68 ± 31635 to 180
    Nankivell56 ± 2056−8.5 to 128
Estimates using cystatin C
    Filler56 ± 225618 to 130
    Le Bricon54 ± 175522 to 111
    Larsson42 ± 204110 to 122
    Hoek47 ± 184814 to 106
  • a All values expressed as ml/min per 1.73 m2; DTPA, diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid.