International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017


Cystatin is Superior to Creatinine in Diabetic Patients in the Measure of GFR

Maimoona Mushtaq Ahmed Masoom | Dr Fatma Albiladi


Abstract: It can be concluded that Cys-C is a better option for a biomarker for screening early renal impairments in patients with diabetes, while Microalbuminuria and Albumin/creatinine ratio are also powerful diagnostic tools. The implication for clinical practice is that Cys-C may be employed as an alternative to current investigations to measure GFR, however research on a larger scale is still warranted.


Keywords: cystatin


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 144 - 148


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