uremia


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u·re·mi·a

also u·rae·mi·a  (yo͝o-rē′mē-ə)
n.
A toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in the bloodstream of waste products normally excreted in the urine. Also called azotemia.

u·re′mic adj.

uremia

(jʊˈriːmɪə)
n
(Pathology) the usual US spelling of uraemia
uˈremic adj

u•re•mi•a

(yʊˈri mi ə)

n.
the presence in the blood of excessive urea and other products normally excreted in the urine.
[1855–60; ur-1 + -emia]
u•re′mic, adj.

uremia, uraemia

a toxic condition resulting from the presence of urinary constituents in the blood, caused by deficiencies in the secretion of urine. — uremic, uraemic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels

uremia

Poisoning by toxins accumulating in the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uremia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urineuremia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

u·re·mi·a

n. uremia, condición tóxica causada por insuficiencia renal que produce retención en la sangre de sustancias nitrogenadas, fosfatos y sulfatos.

uremia

n uremia
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Clinical evidence has demonstrated that anemia is partially or wholly responsible for many of the debilitating symptoms that have historically been attributed to uremia (Figure 1) (Besarab, 1997).
Intact parathyroid hormone overestimates the presence and severity of parathyroid mediated osseous abnormalities in uremia.
They concluded that indole sulfate represents one of the major inducers of defective furosemide binding to serum in uremia.
The research also indicates that a low protein, low salt diet may not only slow the progression of CKD as an effective adjunct therapy, but it can also be used for the management of uremia, or high levels of urea and other uremic toxins in the blood, in late-stage or advanced CKD and help patients defer the need to initiate dialysis.
However, it may also occur in individuals without uremia.
Cutaneous examination of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) have shown that 50-100 percent patients have at least one dermatologic disorder, this disorder may be the result of uremia, underlying etiology or various treatment modalities.
Factors, such as uremia, anemia, and pruritus, that are prevalent in non-dialysis patients contribute to fatigue, whereas for patients on HD, these factors are mitigated by ultrafiltration, diffusion, osmotic disequilibrium, changes in blood pressure, higher levels of tumor necrosis factor, and a sedentary lifestyle (Jhamb et al.
Several risk factors, including furosemide consumption, (1) renal insufficiency, (2) uremia, (3) bleeding and hypotension, (4) and preeclampsia (5) can be the cause of SSNHL.
Hepatitis B remains a significant risk to patients receiving hemodialysis due to concurrent factors such as uremia, malnutrition, and immunosuppression.
Uremia implies alterations in the immune system, with granulocyte dysfunction and depressed cell-mediated immunity.
Dicha desnutricion es multicausal y se debe a factores tales como: dialisis insuficiente, por existencia de toxinas uremicas que disminuyen el apetito, anorexia, caracteristica de la uremia y/o asociada a la gran cantidad de medicamentos que dichos pacientes toman, aumento catabolismo proteico durante la dialisis enfermedad metabolica asociada infecciones recurrente.
A perda da funcao renal ocorre devido aos disturbios em niveis tubulares, glomerulares e endocrinos, prejudicando a excrecao dos produtos finais do metabolismo, sendo alguns deles: ureia, acido urico, a creatinina, os fosfatos, os sulfatos e o excesso de acidos, resultando num acumulo excessivo de residuos metabolicos no organismo, gerando um quadro de uremia.