Functional renal reserve capacity in different stages of chronic kidney disease.

@article{Barai2010FunctionalRR,
  title={Functional renal reserve capacity in different stages of chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Sukanta Barai and Sanjay Gambhir and N. Chaitanya Prasad and Raj Kumar Sharma and Manish Ora},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={350-3}
}
AIM There is conflict in published reports on the extent of availability of the functional renal reserve (RR) in healthy adults and in various stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The aim of the present study was to determine the RR in various stages of CKD. METHODS Baseline glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and 'stimulated GFR' following amino acid infusion were measured in 25 volunteers and 100 patients at various stages of CKD by measuring plasma clearance of Tc99m diethyl triamine… CONTINUE READING