renal clearance


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renal clearance

n.
The volume of plasma completely cleared of a specific compound per unit time and measured as a test of kidney function.

renal clearance

Therapeutics A hypothetical calculation of plasma volume in liters of unmetabolized drug cleared through the kidneys/unit time Factors influencing RC Renal blood flow, urinary pH, tubular resorption and secretion
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Renal clearance of B-type natriuretic peptide and amino terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide a mechanistic study in hypertensive subjects.
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Augmented renal clearance in the ICU: Results of a multicenter observational study of renal function in critically ill patients with normal plasma creatinine concentrations.
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Despite the higher biocompatibility, the particles should eventually be removed from the body, and renal clearance would be the preferred way, allowing the particles just enough time in the system to assist in imaging.
A number of specific renal functions can be measured by the assessment of renal clearance.
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This factor combined with decreased renal clearance causes prolonged retention of numerous drugs in elderly individuals.