estimated creatinine clearance


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estimated creatinine clearance

Abbreviation: CrCl
The rate of the removal of creatinine from the serum by the kidney. See: creatinine clearance test
See also: clearance
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One possible explanation is that serum creatinine is not as sensitive a marker for subclinical renal damage as is estimated creatinine clearance.
We did not find any significant association between blood lead and impaired renal function as measured by serum creatinine or estimated creatinine clearance.
Additional data suggested a trend toward improvements in other measures of renal function including estimated creatinine clearance and glomerular filtration rate.
Rules are also used to calculate estimated creatinine clearance when ordering certain antibiotics or other drugs than can affect kidney function; require potassium level verification for patients receiving Digoxin or potassium supplements; and require INR verification for patients receiving warfarin.

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