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1

how is GFR indexed?

body surface area

2

what does clearance represent?

vol of fluid cleared completely of a certain substance per unit time

3

nl intraglomerular pressure

45 mmHg

4

clearance of what marker approximates renal plasma flow?

PAH

5

at what range of GFRs is Creatinine a decent marker for GFR?

<80 or so

6

2 non steady states methods for estimating GFR

cold and radiolabeled tracers