Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Renal function assessment

Contributor(s): David Godfrey, Yvonne McGrotty

Introduction

  • Accurate clinical evaluation of renal function can be accomplished by a series of diagnostic procedures.
  • Examination of urine and blood samples is therefore essential in the diagnostic process.
  • Normal urine production is the total effect of glomerular and tubular function.
  • Function tests will be discussed under glomerular and tubular function although there is some overlap since disease in one unit of this closely linked system ultimately affects the other.

Is the damage affecting the tubules or glomerulus?

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Assessment of tubular function

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