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KIDNEY EDUCATION

Glomerular-filtration Rate: It is a rate at which blood is filtered through glomeruli in a minute. It tells us that how much the kidneys are functioning. It can be measured or estimated. There are various formulas for measuring GFR:

  • Cockcroft gault
  • Modified diet MDRD
  • Creatinine clearance (Urine)
  • Others
How to estimate GFR:
  • Inulin
  • DTPA
Stages
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 5 D
  • Stage 5 T