Simplified methods for assessment of renal function as the ratio of glomerular filtration rate to extracellular fluid volume.

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BACKGROUND Instead of scaling glomerular filtration rate (GFR) to a body surface area of 1.73 m(2), it has been suggested to scale GFR to extracellular fluid volume (ECV). The ratio GFR/ECV has physiological meaning in that it indicates how often 'that which is to be regulated' (i.e. ECV) comes into contact with the 'regulator' (i.e. the kidneys). AIM The… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MNM.0b013e3283591908

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@article{Jdal2012SimplifiedMF, title={Simplified methods for assessment of renal function as the ratio of glomerular filtration rate to extracellular fluid volume.}, author={Lars J\odal and Jens Br\ochner-Mortensen}, journal={Nuclear medicine communications}, year={2012}, volume={33 12}, pages={1243-53} }