ESTIMATED GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE

Format/Length:max n2
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
ESTIMATED GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE is the result of the Clinical Investigation to determine the PATIENT's Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR), a test that is used to assess how well the kidneys are working.

ESTIMATED GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE is a measurement of how many millilitres (ml) of waste fluid the kidneys can filter from the blood in a minute, where the UCUM UNIT OF MEASUREMENT is 'Millilitres per Minute divided by 1.73 Square Metres (ml/min/1.73m2)'.

For the Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set - Urological: Urological, ESTIMATED GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE is collected once at PATIENT DIAGNOSIS.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralESTIMATED GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATES

ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION EUROPE