Renal reserve in the oldest old

Abstract

Decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is one of several changes in renal physiology in the elderly. Renal reserve (RR) is the kidney′s capacity to increase its basal GFR by at least 20% after a protein overload. Even though it has already been reported that RR is preserved in healthy old people, there is no information whether RR is also preserved in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11255-010-9769-9

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