By David J. Leehey MD, Dr. Irfan Moinuddin MD
This pocket-sized publication deals scientific scholars, interns, and citizens a concise advent to the sphere. fundamental care physicians, internists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and doctor assistants also will locate this ebook useful.
• sufficiently small to slot right into a coat pocket
• A valuable educating reduction to nephrology fellows and faculty
• comprises tables of regularly occurring details — putting off the necessity for memorization
• sufferer instances at finish of every bankruptcy toughen the concepts
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Serum cystatin C, determined by a rapid, automated particle-enhanced turbidimetric method, is a better marker than serum creatinine for glomerular filtration rate. Clin Chem. 40:1921–1926, 1994. Levey AS, Berg RL, Gassman JJ, et al. Creatinine filtration, secretion, and excretion during progressive renal disease. Kidney Int. 36(suppl 27): S73–S80, 1989. Levey AS, Stevens LA, Schmid CH, et al; CKD-EPI (Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration). A new equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate.
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He repeats his CCr. 7 mmol) 10 years ago. What is the 24-hour creatinine excretion rate now? ) will answer 50% of the original value, but this is incorrect. , with a stable plasma creatinine concentration), creatinine excretion rate depends on the rate of creatinine generation by skeletal muscle, not by renal function. 7 mmol/24 hour) (it could be a little less if the attending nephrologist is not as muscular as he was when he was a student, but for the purpose of this discussion, we will assume that his muscle mass and thus creatinine generation rate by muscle remained unchanged over the 10-year interval).