# What weight should I use for Cockcroft-Gault?

## What weight should I use for Cockcroft-Gault?

Over the next few decades, the original Cockcroft-Gault equation was modified to use ideal body weight (=2.3 kg*each inch over 5 feet + W; W= 50 kg for males; 45.5 kg for females). If a patient’s actual body weight was less than his or her ideal weight, then actual weight should be used.

When do you use adjusted weight for Cockcroft-Gault?

CrCL e CG routine practice: Estimated CrCL using the Cockcroft-Gault equation in which ideal body weight is routine, actual body weight is utilized if a patient weighs less than his/her ideal body weight, and adjusted body weight used when patient,s actual body weight is greater than 130% of ideal body weight.

### How do you calculate creatinine clearance?

Creatinine Clearance Calculator Creatinine Clearance = [[140 – age(yr)]*weight(kg)]/[72*serum Cr(mg/dL)] (multiply by 0.85 for women). The results you receive from this tool are for informational purposes only and should not be the basis of your medical decision making.

How is Cockcroft-Gault calculated?

The Cockcroft-Gault formula for estimating creatinine clearance (CrCl) should be used routinely as a simple means to provide a reliable approximation of residual renal function in all patients with CKD. The formulas are as follows: CrCl (male) = ([140-age] × weight in kg)/(serum creatinine × 72)

#### What is normal creatinine clearance?

Normal Results Clearance is often measured as milliliters per minute (mL/min) or milliliters per second (mL/s). Normal values are: Male: 97 to 137 mL/min (1.65 to 2.33 mL/s). Female: 88 to 128 mL/min (1.496 to 2.18 mL/s).

What happens if creatinine clearance is high?

High creatinine clearance levels can be caused by carbon monoxide poisoning and pregnancy. High BUN-to-creatinine ratios occur with sudden (acute) kidney problems. This may be caused by shock or severe dehydration. A very high BUN-to-creatinine ratio may be caused by bleeding in the digestive tract.

## What does creatinine clearance indicate?

Creatinine Clearance Test. The creatinine clearance test checks your kidney function by looking at the amount of creatinine in your urine and blood. Creatinine is a waste product that’s typically filtered out of your blood by your kidneys. Abnormal levels of creatinine could be a sign of kidney failure.