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Do kidney donors eventually undergo glomerular hypertrophy in their kidneys?

This might be a bit delayed but this 2016 study on 29 kidney donors might be worth a read: "In healthy kidney donors, compensatory hypertrophy of the remaining kidney occurs in 79.3% of the ...
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Why does GFR have such a strange unit of measurement?

From the National Kidney Foundation: Kidney function is proportional to kidney size, which is proportional to body surface area (BSA). Adjustment for BSA is necessary when comparing a person’s GFR to ...
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Different names for eGFR measurement

The eGFR is calculated differently based on several factors, including sex and race. So there are different calculation formulas based on male vs female, and African American vs Caucasian. There are ...
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