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Creatinine clearance versus creatinine by Margaret Patient Expert I went to see my family doctor earlier today. There I was, all concerned about my high creatinine... up serum creatinine and creatinine clearance, duuuh…Hmmm, well, as George Bernard Shaw said, A life spent [...]
Creatinine by Lauren B. Patient Expert Creatinine is a product that forms when creatine phosphate, a component of muscle tissue, is broken down. As this creatinine builds up in the blood, it is filtered into the urine by the kidneys...
Creatinine Blood Test by Romelette L. Patient Expert On my last laboratory, I asked to have a creatinine. Though it was not part of my doctor’s order i still wanted to check it out. For those of you who don’t know creatinine is a blood test that is used to gauge...
Blood Work: Understanding BUN and Creatinine by Lauren B. Patient Expert In order to determine kidney function, a blood test called the BUN Creatinine is performed. BUN... at the same time as a creatinine measurement. Creatine (note spelling) is a protein that generally remains...
Is checking creatinine really useful once you are on regular dialysis? by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven have Serum Creatinine as one of the tests required to be done as part of these tests. From Wikipedia : "Creatinine is a break-down product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly...
Unfairly condemned Creatinine by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven he would most commonly associate with kidney disease and chances are that the answer would be creatinine. From the time you get diagnosed, everyone talks about creatinine. "How much is your creatinine?" is a question I have been asked...
Creatinine from the Black Lagoon by Tom S. Patient Expert . I was mostly interested in finding out our current creatinine levels. Allow me to explain: The functioning of your kidneys is best measured by testing the level of creatinine in your blood. A low level is good...
As the Creatinine Rises..... by Teresa K. Patient Expert The nephrologist, Dr. Leung recommended a renal biopsy which was supposed to tell us why Richard's creatinine kept rising, despite numerous medication changes. His first choice diagnosis...
Creatinine Still at 1.1 by Nathan M. Patient Expert When I saw the doctor on Thursday, my creatinine was at 1.1. This was higher than the 0.9 or 1.0... again to make sure that I was okay. I got a call from the clinic this morning. They told me that my creatinine...
Essential nephrology for cardiologist : A new molecule scores over creatinine in predicting acute kidney injury ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor   creatinine and BUN !) Neutrophil gelatinase associated Lipocalin (NGAL) This is 25 Dalton molecule... hours .The advantage is , it NGAL raises well before serum creatinine. NGAL After cardiac surgery...

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