April 5, 1976

Single Subcutaneous Injection of lothalamate Sodium I 125 to Measure Glomerular Filtration Rate

Author Affiliations

From the departments of medicine (Drs Adefuin and Hayslett) and pediatrics (Drs Gur and Siegel), and the Section of Nuclear Medicine (Dr Spencer), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Dr Hayslett is an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association.

JAMA. 1976;235(14):1467-1469. doi:10.1001/jama.1976.03260400033024

The renal clearance of iothalamate sodium I 125, identical to that of inulin, permits measurement of glomerular filtration rate with a single injection in varying degrees of renal failure.

(JAMA 235:1467-1469, 1976)