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Indications for Measuring Creatinine Clearance in a Patient with Chronic Renal Disease

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Measurement of creatinine clearance can be used to estimate the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in a patient with chronic renal disease. Testing should be done periodically to monitor renal function and to detect any deterioration over time.

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