What is the normal level of creatinine and urea after nephrectomy?
my father had left radical nephrectomy done on 30th jan 2014.pre op creatinine was 1.05 and urea was 40.postoperatively his creatinine is 1.5 and urea is 60.is it normal to have such values after nephrectomy.he is diabetic and taking atleast 4 litres of fluids.please help
yes, don't worry, it is absolutely normal. You will progressively see a decrease of serum creatinine, but don't expect a complete normalization for the creatinine. The elimination of creatinine from the organism is more or less half than before nephrectomy. Anyway, I suggest to your father to do a complete renal routine and a consult by a good nephrologist every year. Take care.
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