Publications

The various publications produced so far by the eGFR-C study are listed here.

The results of the eGFR-C biological variability study were published in July 2019 in Kidney International:

Ceri Rowe, Alice J. Sitch, Jonathan Barratt, Elizabeth A. Brettell, Paul Cockwell, R Neil Dalton, Jon J. Deeks, Gillian Eaglestone, Tracy Pellatt-Higgins, Philip A. Kalra, Kamlesh Khunti, Fiona C. Loud, Frances S. Morris, Ryan S. Ottridge, Paul E. Stevens, Claire C. Sharpe, Andrew J. Sutton, Maarten W. Taal, Edmund J. Lamb, on behalf of the e GFR-C study group. Biological variation of measured and estimated GFR in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, Volume 96, Issue 2, pages 429-435, August 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2019.02.021.

The first results of eGFR-C's Biological Variability Study were presented as an abstract at UK Kidney Week 2016 and as a poster at the National Meeting for the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine in April 2016:

Rowe C, Barratt J, Brettell EA, Cockwell P, Dalton RN, Deeks JJ, Kalra PA,  Khunti K, Loud F, Ottridge RS,  Pellatt-Higgins T, Sitch AJ, Stevens PE, Sharpe CC, Sutton AJ, Taal MW, Lamb EJ on behalf of the eGFR-C study group. Biological variation of measured and estimated GFR in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Week 2016, National Meeting of the Renal Association and the British Renal Society, Birmingham, UK, July 2016

Rowe C, Barratt J, Brettell EA, Cockwell P, Dalton RN, Deeks JJ, Kalra PA,  Khunti K, Loud F, Ottridge RS,  Pellatt-Higgins T, Sitch AJ, Stevens PE, Sharpe CC, Sutton AJ, Taal MW, Lamb EJ on behalf of the eGFR-C study group. Biological variation of measured and estimated GFR in patients with chronic kidney disease. Focus 2016, National Meeting of the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Warwick, UK, April 2016

A systematic review of Methods Used in Economic Evaluations of Chronic Kidney Disease Testing was published in October 2015:

Sutton AJ, Breheny K, Deeks JJ, Khunti K, Sharpe CC, Ottridge RS, Stevens PE, Cockwell P, Kalra PA, Lamb EJ, eGFR-C study group. Methods Used in Economic Evaluations of Chronic Kidney Disease Testing — A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE 10(10):e0140063. The full paper is available here.

The eGFR-C study was presented as a poster at Kidney Week in Glasgow on Friday 2nd May 2014:

Lamb EJ,* Brettell EA, Cockwell P, Dalton RN, Deeks JJ, Harris K, Higgins T, Kalra PA, Khunti K, Loud F, Ottridge RS,  Sitch AJ, Sharp CC, Stevens PE, Sutton AJ, Taal M on behalf of the eGFR-C study group. The eGFR-C Study - Accuracy of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) estimation using creatinine and cystatin C and albuminuria for monitoring disease progression in patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease: prospective longitudinal study in a multi-ethnic population. Glasgow UK Kidney Week 2014. The poster is available here.

The eGFR-C protocol paper was published in January 2014:

Lamb EJ, Brettell EA, Cockwell P, Dalton N, Deeks JJ, Harris K, Higgins T, Kalra PA, Khunti K, Loud F, Ottridge RS, Sharpe CC, Sitch AJ, Stevens PE, Sutton AJ, Taal MW; eGFR-C study group. The eGFR-C study: accuracy of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) estimation using creatinine and cystatin C and albuminuria for monitoring disease progression in patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease - prospective longitudinal study in a multiethnic population. BMC Nephrol. 2014 Jan 14;15(1):13. The full paper is available here.

eGFR-C on BBC radio!

eGFR-C on ITV

Here is a link to a news report regarding the eGFR-C study, broadcast on ITV in July 2013 and featuring Chief Investigator Dr Edmund Lamb: Meridian TV coverage of the eGFR-C study