Letters Glomerular filtration rate

Reporting eGFR has benefits

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39247.723206.3A (Published 21 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1287
  1. Charlotte E Bebb, consultant nephrologist,
  2. Richard P Burden, consultant nephrologist
  1. Renal Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals (City Hospital Campus), Nottingham NG5 1PB
  1. charlotte.bebb{at}nuh.nhs.uk

    Giles and Fitzmaurice overlooked one of the main aims of the recent guidelines on chronic kidney disease and did not take into account the accepted definition of stages 1 and 2, or the recommendations on screening.1 2 Reducing late referral of people who are heading towards dialysis (and avoiding the associated poor …

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