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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 20 (2006), Issue 8, Pages 521-526
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2006/858053
Original Article

Serum Creatinine in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease Is of Limited Value for Identification of Moderate Renal Dysfunction: Are the Equations for Estimating Renal Function Better?

Jillian MacAulay,1 Kara Thompson,2 Bryce A Kiberd,3 David C Barnes,4 and Kevork M Peltekian1

1Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology (Hepatology Services), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2Office of Medical Outcomes Research and Biostatistics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
3Division of Nephrology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
4Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Received 12 July 2005; Accepted 25 January 2006

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How to Cite this Article

Jillian MacAulay, Kara Thompson, Bryce A Kiberd, David C Barnes, and Kevork M Peltekian, “Serum Creatinine in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease Is of Limited Value for Identification of Moderate Renal Dysfunction: Are the Equations for Estimating Renal Function Better?,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 521-526, 2006. doi:10.1155/2006/858053