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      Human Urinary Fluoride Excretion as Influenced by Renal Functional Impairment

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Fluoride, Urinary excretion, Renal clearance, Chronic renal failure

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          The effects of renal function on human renal fluoride (F-) excretion and serum F<sub>-</sub> concentrations were studied in subjects with normal renal function, in patients with variable degrees of renal insufficiency and in patients undergoing regular hemodialysis treatment. The mechanisms of human renal F- excretion include glomerular filtration and tubular reabsorption. Patients suffering from chronic renal disease tend to continue to excrete normal dietary loads of F- until the creatinine clearance decreases below 25 ml/min. In chronic renal failure elevation of the serum fluoride concentration is delayed and less than might be expected from impairment of the glomerular filtration rate, because tubular reabsorption diminishes presumably due to expansion of the extracellular fluid compartiment.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1980
          1980
          02 December 2008
          : 26
          : 2
          : 69-72
          Affiliations
          Section of Nephrology, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich
          Article
          181954 Nephron 1980;26:69–72
          10.1159/000181954
          7412962
          © 1980 S. Karger AG, Basel

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