creatinine clearance

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cre·at·i·nine clear·ance

measurement of the clearance of endogenous creatinine, used for evaluating the glomerular filtration rate.

creatinine clearance

Nephrology The ratio of the rate of creatinine excretion in urine to its concentration in serum, a value that reflects the body's ability to excrete creatinine; it is used to diagnose and monitor renal function

cre·at·i·nine clear·ance

(krē-at'i-nin klēr'ăns)
A mathematical calculation of the total amount of creatinine excreted in the urine over a period of time, usually 24 hours to test renal function. The calculation is: creatinine clearance (mL/minute) = urine creatinine concentration (mL/dL) × volume of urine (mL/24 hour) ÷ plasma creatinine concentration (mg/dL) × 1440 minute/24 hour.
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