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Chronic Renal Failure

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  1. renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders

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Google previewDiagnostic Imaging of Musculoskeletal Diseases (2010)

A Systematic Approach by Akbar Bonakdarpour, William R. Reinus, Jasvir S. Khurana

Chronic renal failure is the most common cause of secondary hyperparathyroidism. The prevalence of chronic renal disease exceeds 13% in US population [56]. Although chronic renal failure is the most common cause of secondary HPT, ...

Google previewBurket's Oral Medicine (2003)

Diagnosis & Treatment by Martin S. Greenberg, Michael Glick

Chronic renal failure is a slow, irreversible, and progressive process that occurs over a period of years whereas acute renal failure develops over a period of days or weeks. The distinction between acute and chronic disease is important; acute ...

Google previewSmall Animal Internal Medicine - E-Book (2014)

by Richard W. Nelson, C. Guillermo Couto

Chronic renal failure is the most common cause of sustained hyperphosphatemia and an increase in the solubility product above 60. History, physical examination, and results of CBC, serum biochemistry panel, urinalysis, and serum T4 ...

Google previewThe effectiveness and costs of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)

Chronic renal failure refers to the permanent deterioration of the kidney's ability to adequately perform these functions, and uremia refers to the symptomatic phase of renal failure. The toxic products that cause the symptoms of uremia have not ...

Google previewBasic Steps in Planning Nursing Research (2010)

From Question to Proposal by Marilynn J. Wood, Janet C. Kerr, Janet Ross-Kerr

Chronic renal failure is an insidious, progressive deterioration of renal function. The most common causes include diabetes mellitus, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney disease, interstitial nephritis, obstructive disorders, ...

Google previewClinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach (2011)

by Jack J. Kanski, Brad Bowling

Chronic renal failure is a rare cause ...

Google previewPediatric Nephrology (2012)

Proceedings of the Fifth International Pediatric Nephrology Symposium, held in Philadelphia, PA, October 6–10, 1980 by A.B. Gruskin, M.E. Norman

Chronic renal failure is a state of general ized uremic toxicity in which many organ systems are affected. We have recently studied 328.

Google previewSurgery A Competency-Based Companion (2008)

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access by Barry D. Mann

$625 Clinical Entities Medical Knowledge Common Causes of End-Stage Renal Disease Chronic renal failure is a slowly progressive loss of renal function over a period ...

Google previewCardiac Surgery in Chronic Renal Failure (2008)

by Mark S. Slaughter, MD

Chronic renal failure is a condition characterized by generalized vasculopathy [5] . A variety of risk factors contributing to accelerated cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in renal patients include hypertension, dyslipidemia, hyperglycemia, ...

Google previewEquine Reproduction (2011)

by Angus O. McKinnon, Edward L. Squires, Wendy E. Vaala, Dickson D. Varner

The best indication that serious chronic renal disease is present and may evolve into chronic renal failure is a failure of the blood creatinine level to decrease to normal values within the first week of life. An even more ominous sign is a rising ...

Google previewDictionary Of Anatomy & Physio (2000)

by Poly Mary

Chronic renal failure (CRF) refers to the progressive and generally irreversibly decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) that may result from chronic glomerulonephritis, pyelonephritis, congenital polycystic disease, and traumatic loss of kidney ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Chronic renal failure : A gradual, progressive, irreversible loss of the ability of the kidneys to function: excrete wastes, concentrate urine, and conserve electrolytes. Progression may continue to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Chronic renal ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Chronic renal failure may result from many other diseases. The early signs include sluggishness, fatigue, and mental dullness. Later, anuria, convulsions, GI bleeding, malnutrition, and various neuropathies may occur. The skin may turn ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2013)

A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics by George L. Maddox

Chronic renal failure is most frequently seen in the elderly, and the diseases that lead to renal failure are commoner in the elderly. Financial restraints have prompted the use of age-related criteria for exclusion from dialysis and transplantation.

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

Chronic renal failure (CRF) occurs when irreversible and progressive pathological destruction of the kidney leads to end-stage renal disease/failure ( ESRD).

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

The syndrome is usually reversed by corticosteroid or immunosuppressive drugs, but it may progress to chronic renal failure. Nutrition therapy: the aim of the diet is to minimize edema, control hypertension, decrease urinary albumin loss, ...

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