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Transcutaneous Assessment of Renal Function in Conscious Rodents

DOI :

10.3791/53767-v

7:18 min

March 26th, 2016

March 26th, 2016

11,897 Views

1Medical Research Center, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg

Determination of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is the gold standard to assess overall kidney function. However, traditional procedures to measure this parameter are cumbersome and require a large investment of time. Here we describe a faster and minimally invasive method to determinate GFR transcutaneously.

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