A 77-year-old female asked:
why does my dgfr bounce around from 27% to 21% this past year?
1 doctor answer
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur answered
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Is the same: Egfr is a calculation to estimate glomerular filtration rate. The GFR and creatinine clearance can be predicted from the serum creatinine. Your fluctuations in egfr aren't significant but do indicate the presence of significant disease. This needs to be evaluated by a nephrologist.
Answered on Nov 22, 2014
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