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what does glomerular filtration rate mean?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney function: It's basically a measure of your kidney function.
Answered on Jun 18, 2014
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Kidney tests: You kidney function is normal (creatinine and EGFR). Discuss with your physician. Congratulations and keep up the good work.

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