Published: 9 February 2018
Author(s): Tanja Hojs Fabjan, Meta Penko, Radovan Hojs
Section: Original Article

Renal dysfunction is associated with increased risk of mortality. The novel Full Age Spectrum (FAS) equations estimating the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) based on serum creatinine (FAScrea) and cystatin C (FAScysC) are validated across the entire age spectrum and are superior markers of renal function compared to other equations. Possible association of these equations with mortality in patients with ischemic stroke is not known.

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