Measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate in Living Kidney Donors
Dr. Emilio Poggio is the Associate Staff Member of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Director of the Renal Function Laboratory at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. This podcast discusses the importance of accurately measuring GFR in potential donors and advice given to potential donors who inquire about changes in GFR post-donation.
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