chronic renal failure

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Noun1.chronic renal failure - renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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Procurement National Programme Drug Required Alternate Renal Function in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure
In the Kyrgyz Republic, the prevalence of chronic renal failure is 300-350 patients with chronic renal failure per 1 million population.
The patient was diagnosed with chronic renal failure secondary to hypertensive nephrosclerosis and prescribed hemodialysis and blood transfusions.
Chronic renal failure usually leads to end-stage renal failure which can be treated by dialysis or a transplant.
Irishman Cornelius Kenneally of Finchcroft Lane, Prestbury, near Cheltenham, died at the age of 64 from chronic renal failure on June 25 this year.
Long-term use of the immunosuppressants cyclosporine or tacrolimus is the primary cause of chronic renal failure, which is characterized by a 30% to 50% decrease in the glomerular filtration rate during the first 6 posttransplant months followed by stabilization or a slower rate of loss of renal function.
April 2003: Chronic renal failure - on haemodialysis for seven weeks
There is extra stress on the surviving cells and this leads to more deterioration of the kidneys, called chronic renal failure (CRF).
Both Neulasta and Aranesp have won approval by the European Commission, while Aranesp has also been OK'd in Canada for the treatment of anemia associated with chronic renal failure.
sent a questionnaire to many nephrologists in the United States seeking their opinion regarding chronic renal failure as a possible risk factor for CDAD.
Many factors can affect interpretation of glycohemoglobin (GHB/HbA1c) measurements in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF).
After suffering from chronic renal failure, 31-year-old Darwin knew his only hope of a normal life lay in a kidney transplant.

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