A dialysis rate method for the measurement of free iodothyronine and steroid hormones in blood

Experientia. 1978 Apr 15;34(4):538-9. doi: 10.1007/BF01935978.


From the dialysis rate of a small amount of tracer hormone from a serum sample through a semipermeable membrane towards an identical serum sample, the free hormone fraction can be calculated. This method is free from a number of artefacts that may occur in equilibrium dialysis.

MeSH terms

  • Aldosterone / blood*
  • Dialysis / methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydrocortisone / blood*
  • Male
  • Pregnancy
  • Thyroxine / blood*
  • Triiodothyronine / blood*


  • Triiodothyronine
  • Aldosterone
  • Thyroxine
  • Hydrocortisone