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Table 8 Bias, precision, and accuracy of creatinine and cystatin C estimates for patients with estimated ≥ 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 (n = 20)

From: Comparative study of various glomerular filtration rate estimating equations in Egyptian patients with hepatitis C virus-related liver cirrhosis: a single-center observational study

  Bias Precision Accuracy % within
10% 30%
Estimates using serum creatinine
• Cockcroft-Gault − 15.8 20.5 40 50
• MDRD 4.1 18.8 15 80
• CKD-EPI − 1.1 19.2 20 65
Estimates using both serum creatinine and cystatin C
• CKD-EPI creatinine cystatin C 8.2 10.5 60 90
Estimates using serum cystatin C
• CKD-EPI cystatin C 12.9 14.2 25 75