Renal Function in Congenital Heart Disease (chd)

  title={Renal Function in Congenital Heart Disease (chd)},
  author={J. P. Guignard and Arlette Burlet and Elodie Gautier and Claude Godard},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
CHD is characterized by chronic hypoxemia and elevated hematocrit (HT). Both could affect renal hemodynamics and function. Renal clearance studies were performed before corrective surgery in 18 children presenting with CHD. Inulin clearance was normal (115 ± 5 ml/min × 1.73 m2) while PAH clearance was significantly depressed (410 ± 25). Filtration fraction… CONTINUE READING