inulin clearance

inulin clearance
the renal clearance of inulin maintained at a constant serum level by continuous infusion, accepted as the most accurate measurement and reference of the glomerular filtration rate.

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  • Inulin-Clearance — Die Ermittlung der Inulin Clearance ist ein Verfahren zur Bestimmung der glomerulären Filtrationsrate, das jedoch methodisch für den Routineeinsatz zu aufwändig ist. Daher kommt im Labor derzeit die Bestimmung der endogenen Kreatinin Clearance… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • inulin clearance — ▪ medicine       procedure by which the filtering capacity of the glomeruli (the main filtering structures of the kidney) is determined by measuring the rate at which inulin, the test substance, is cleared from blood plasma. Inulin is the most… …   Universalium

  • inulin clearance test — see under clearance …   Medical dictionary

  • Inulin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Inulin Andere Namen Alantstä …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Clearance (medicine) — In medicine, the clearance is a measurement of the renal excretion ability. Although clearance may also involve other organs than the kidney, it is almost synonymous with renal clearance or renal plasma clearance. Each substance has a specific… …   Wikipedia

  • inulin — n. a carbohydrate with a high molecular weight, used in a test of kidney function called inulin clearance. Inulin is filtered from the bloodstream by the kidneys. By injecting it into the blood and measuring the amount that appears in the urine… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • clearance — 1. (C with a subscript indicating the substance removed)Removal of a substance from the blood, e.g., by renal excretion, expressed in terms of the volume flow of arterial blood or plasma that would contain the amount of substance removed per …   Medical dictionary

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