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Renal disease 

Renal disease
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Renal disease
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0006
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date: 15 September 2019

Quentin Milner

Patient with raised creatinine 128

Renal dialysis 134

Anaesthesia for renal transplantation 135

Acute renal failure 136

See also:

Hepatorenal syndrome 150

Preoperative renal dysfunction is an independent risk factor for postoperative morbidity and mortality. Creatinine is a product of skeletal muscle metabolism. Little renal tubular secretion occurs normally, and creatinine clearance reflects glomerular filtration rate (GFR normal = 125ml/min). Plasma creatinine shows a rectangular hyperbolic relationship with creatinine clearance. This means:...

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