What is the role of serum creatinine measurement in the diagnosis of eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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The serum creatinine level is elevated in eclampsia because of a decreased intravascular volume and a reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Creatinine clearance (CrCl) may be less than 90 mL/min/1.73 m2.


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