Knowledge on creatinine, including the normal range/levels of creatinine, causes and symptoms of high creatinine levels, reasons and causes of low creatinine, and treatment and diet to lower high creatinine.
High creatinine is one of the abnormality in laboratory examination due to kidney failure. The residual kidney functions are usually measured by GFR which is calculated with serum creatinine blood test as well as patients age, gender, race,...Read More
Dialysis mainly includes hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. It is one important renal replacement therapy for treating end stage renal diseases. It can help replace functions of the failed kidneys to remove excessive water, electrolytes...Read More
Kidney function test, also known as renal function test is laboratory measurement of functional renal units. The common items in this test include urine sample, urine specific gravity, urinary sediment examination, creatinine, blood urea ni...Read More
Creatinine can be divided into serum creatinine and urine creatinine. Usually it refers to serum creatinine when we say creatinine and it indicates the level of creatinine in the blood and is commonly adopted in clinic to measure patients k...Read More
Creatinine includes serum creatinine and urine creatinine and in most cases it refers to serum creatinine which is the metabolin of the muscle. It is slowly produced through irreversible non-enzymatic dehydration reaction and released into...Read More
What is creatinine? Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine, which is an important part of muscles. In a healthy person, the kidneys remove the creatinine from the bloodstream and excrete it in the urine. Abnormal levels of creatinine...Read More