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Comparison of 99mTc-DTPA and serum creatinine, cystatin C in detection of glomerular filtration rate: a retrospective clinical data analysis of 744 Chinese subjects.

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Summary of "Comparison of 99mTc-DTPA and serum creatinine, cystatin C in detection of glomerular filtration rate: a retrospective clinical data analysis of 744 Chinese subjects."

To compare the accuracy of various equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate.

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Name: Nuclear medicine communications
ISSN: 1473-5628
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