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CVRR 59 Clearance Equations


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Volume of plasma completely cleared of substance per unit time
The definition of clearance
Creatinine
Clinically, GFR is calculated by finding the clearance of [_______]
Clearance = (Urine Conc x Urine Flow) / Plasma Conc
The formula for calculating clearance (concentration can be shortened to 'conc')
PAH
Effective renal plasma flow is found by calculating the clearance of [___]
Effective renal blood flow = Effective renal plasma flow / (1 - Haematocrit)
The formula for calculating effective renal blood flow
Total renal blood flow = effective renal blood flow / 0.9
The formula for calculating total renal blood flow