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Body Mass Index (BMI) and Body Surface Area (BSA)
[Gender1]+(2.3*(([Ht1]/2.54)-60))
Ideal Body Weight = .0 kg
([Gender1] > 0) * ([Ht1] > 0) * [IBW1]
[IBW1]+(0.4*([Wt1]-[IBW1]))
Adjusted Body Weight = .0 kg
([IBW1] > 0) * ([Wt1] > 0) * [ABW1]
([Wt1]/(([Ht1]/100)**2))
Body Mass Index = .0 kg/m2
([Ht1] > 0) * ([Wt1] > 0) * [BMI1]
0.007184*([Ht1]**0.725)*([Wt1]**0.425)
Body Surface Area = .0 m2
([Ht1] > 0) * ([Wt1] > 0) * [BSA1]
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Body Surface Area = .0 kg
0.007184*([Ht1]**0.725)*([WhichWt1]**0.425)

Body Mass Index (BMI):

BMI = Weight (kg) / Height (m)2

IBW (male) = 50 + 2.3 (Height (cm)

Height (cm)
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References:

  1. Krenitsky J. Adjusted body weight, pro: evidence to support the use of adjusted body weight in calculating calorie requirements. Nutr Clin Pract. 2005;20(4):468-73. PMID 16207686.
  2. WHO. Physical status: the use and interpretation of anthropometry. Report of a WHO Expert Committee. WHO Technical Report Series 854. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1995.
  3. WHO. Obesity: preventing and managing the global epidemic. Report of a WHO Consultation. WHO Technical Report Series 894. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2000.
  4. WHO/IASO/IOTF. The Asia-Pacific perspective: redefining obesity and its treatment. Health Communications Australia: Melbourne, 2000.
  5. James WPT, Chen C, Inoue S. Appropriate Asian body mass indices? Obesity Review, 2002; 3:139.
  6. WHO expert consultation. Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies. The Lancet, 2004; 157-163.
  7. Dubois D, Dubois EF. A formula to estimate the approximate surface area if height and weight be known. Arch Intern Med. 1916; 17:863-871.

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Carboplatin Dosage
[Gender2]+(2.3*(([Ht2]/2.54)-60))
[IBW2]+(0.4*([Wt2]-[IBW2]))
([Wt2]/(([Ht2]/100)**2))
[Cr2]/88.42
((140-[Age2])/[Cr2mg])*([Wt2]/72)
((140-[Age2])/[Cr2mg])*([ABW2]/72)
(([Gender2] = 45.5) * ([CrCl2_Wt2]*0.85)) + (([Gender2] = 50) * ([CrCl2_Wt2]*1))
(([Gender2] = 45.5) * ([CrCl2_ABW2]*0.85)) + (([Gender2] = 50) * ([CrCl2_ABW2]*1))
(([BMI2] < 25) * [CrCl2_Wt2_Gender2]) + (([BMI2] >= 25) * [CrCl2_ABW2_Gender2])
[AUC2]*([CrCl2]+25)
Creatinine Clearance = .0 mL/min
[CrCl2]
Carboplatin Dosage = mg
(([AUC2] = 2) * ([Carbo2] > 300) * 300) + (([AUC2] = 3) * ([Carbo2] > 450) * 450) + (([AUC2] = 4) * ([Carbo2] > 600) * 600) + (([AUC2] = 5) * ([Carbo2] > 750) * 750) + (([AUC2] = 6) * ([Carbo2] > 900) * 900) + (([AUC2] = 7) * ([Carbo2] > 1000) * 1000) + (([AUC2] = 2) * ([Carbo2] <= 300) * [Carbo2]) + (([AUC2] = 3) * ([Carbo2] <= 450) * [Carbo2]) + (([AUC2] = 4) * ([Carbo2] <= 600) * [Carbo2]) + (([AUC2] = 5) * ([Carbo2] <= 750) * [Carbo2]) + (([AUC2] = 6) * ([Carbo2] <= 900) * [Carbo2]) + (([AUC2] = 7) * ([Carbo2] <= 1000) * [Carbo2])

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References:

  1. Cockcroft DW, Gault MH. Nephron. 1976;16(1):31-41.
  2. FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Carboplatin dosing. http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/CDER/ucm228974.htm. October 8, 2010. Accessed April 15, 2011.
  3. Calvert AH, Newell DR, Gumbrell LA, et al. J Clin Oncol. 1989;7(11):1748-56
  4. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New Guidelines for Carboplatin Dosing. https://www.mskcc.org/clinical-updates/new-guidelines-carboplatin-dosing

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