“Renal Functional Reserve” in Renal Transplant Patients on Cyclosporine Therapy
The increase in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) due to afferent and efferent arterioles vasodilation induced by protein-load or aminoacids and/or dopamine is termed “Renal Functional Reserve” (RFR). The simultaneous infusion of aminoacids and dopamine has been showed to be additive in their effects on GFR (1).
KeywordsGlomerular Filtration Rate Sodium Excretion Renal Transplant Patient Renal Plasma Flow Urinary Sodium Excretion
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