An LBW estimate, based on TBW and BMI, incorporated into the Cockcroft-Gault equation provided an unbiased, relatively precise, accurate, and clinically practical estimate of 24-hour measured CLcr in morbidly obese patients.
Jeremy Hall, Pharm.D., and Sephyr Pazand, Pharm.D., are acknowledged for their assistance with patient recruitment.Funding information
Supported in part by the National Institutes of Health grant M01-RR00997).
Dr. Manjunath P. Pai at the Institute for Clinical Pharmacodynamics, Ordway Research Institute, 43 British American Boulevard, Latham, NY 12186; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66(7):642-648. © 2009 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
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