What is the role of 24-hour urine collection for creatinine clearance in the workup of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL)?

Updated: Jan 19, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
  • Print
Answer

Answer

Patients being considered for methotrexate chemotherapy must have a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of greater than 100 mL/min, because inadequate renal clearance enhances methotrexate toxicity.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!