Assessment of glomerular filtration rate in infants. Comparison of three methods used in clinical practice.

@article{Alinei1987AssessmentOG,
  title={Assessment of glomerular filtration rate in infants. Comparison of three methods used in clinical practice.},
  author={P Alinei and J. P. Guignard},
  journal={Helvetica paediatrica acta},
  year={1987},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={253-62}
}
Glomerular filtration rate was assessed in 66 infants less than 1 year of age. Results obtained by 3 different routine methods were compared to those obtained by the standard inulin clearance (GFR): 1. clearance values calculated from plasma creatinine concentration (mg/dl) and height (cm), using a k value of 0.55 derived from inulin clearance did not… CONTINUE READING