Protein Catabolic Rate

Protein Catabolic Rate

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Protein catabolic rate is otherwise called as the breakdown rate of proteins. This is useful for patients suffering from kidney problems and also undergoing dialysis. A very useful tool to find out the catabolic rate of proteins of renal patients.

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Time interval between dialysis* hours
Interdialytic rise in BUN*

(Predialysis BUN minus immediate Post dialysis BUN from the preceding dialysis)
mg/dL
Weight  
Interdialytic urinary urea nitrogen* grams
* Required only for patients with urine output

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