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creatinine

[‚krē′at·ən‚ēn]
(biochemistry)
C4H7ON3 A compound present in urine, blood, and muscle that is formed from the dehydration of creatine.
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The rapid implementation, wide acceptance and improved awareness in the interpretation of eGFR compared with serum creatinine are not without controversy or critical concern at least from the clinical viewpoint.
The results of this research also revealed that average creatinine levels increase one hour post exercise compared to pre-exercise and then decrease 6 hours post exercise which all happen to be statistically significant changes.
The aim of the study was to develop a method, suitable for the estimation of creatinine concentration, removed during dialysis through UV-absorbance.
Table 3 shows mean [+ or -] SD of the levels of serum creatinine and urea in non-diabetic (control), Type 1 diabetics and Type 2 diabetics.
Serum creatinine has been widely used as a marker of GFR but it is not sensitive enough to detect decreased renal function at an early stage of disease without albuminuria3.
A blood test of kidney function known as cystatin C has been shown to be an alternative, better marker of creatinine, compared with GFR, and is supported by the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes CKD work group's 2012 clinical practice guidelines for the evaluation and management of CKD.
Catecholamine interference in enzymatic creatinine assays.
Group 1 (N = 40): patients with type 2 DM having serum creatinine <1.
Serum creatinine was used to estimate creatinine clearance by Cockcroft and Gault (CG) equation and estimated GFR (e-GFR) with the four-variable Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation.
Along with traditional methods to account for urine dilution and serum lipids, the authors tested a new approach that first models creatinine or serum in relation to other known risk factors.
KEY WORDS: IGT, HbA1c, Serum creatinine, Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT).
8) Urine extravasation has been suggested to correlate with rising serum creatinine levels in a well-functioning transplanted kidney.

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