urea reduction ratio


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urea reduction ratio (URR)

the fractional reduction in blood urea nitrogen during a single hemodialysis session, expressed as a percent, measured to assess adequacy of hemodialysis.

urea reduction ratio

Nephrology The percent reduction in serum urea due to dialysis, an indicator of dialysis efficacy. Cf Kt/V.
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urea] is measured at least monthly utilizing the urea reduction ratio (Liangos et al, 2004).
Factors Associated With Urea Reduction Ratio in Acute Renal Failure.
The urea reduction ratio and serum albumin concentrations as predictors of mortality in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
14) We also calculated urea reduction ratio (URR) because another measure of delivered dialysis dose is the URR.
Physiological indicators included albumin, preblood urea nitrogen, interdialytic weight gain, Kt/V, urea reduction ratio, phosphorus, hemoglobin and hematocrit.
The most common dialysis adequacy assessments in general are the Kt/V and the urea reduction ratio (URR).
The urea reduction ratio (URR) measures how much the urea level decreases during a dialysis session; however, this is a crude measurement.
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mortality among dialysis patients: trends and reassessment of Kt/V and urea reduction ratio as outcome-based measures of dialysis dose.
It was found that patients in the group with > 5% gain exhibited higher Kt/V, solute removal index, urea reduction ratio, predialysis blood urea nitrogen (BUN), urea removal rate, and protein catabolic rate (PCR) than those in the < 5% group.