acute kidney failure


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Noun1.acute kidney failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tractacute kidney failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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"Sadly a pooch has lost his life through acute kidney failure after drinking from a pond at that park.
People with atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome experience kidney damage and acute kidney failure that lead to end-stage renal disease in about half of all cases.
The patient was hospitalized in the nephrology clinic due to accompanying acute kidney failure and she was scheduled for hemodialysis and plasmapheresis.
develops, manufactures and markets products for the treatment of end-stage renal disease and acute kidney failure. The company has approximately 3,400 employees, and in 2016, NxStage delivered 366 m in revenue.
Generally, this is from chronic kidney failure, but acute kidney failure can be fatal as well.
The main complications of RM are acute kidney failure, electrolyte imbalance, especially hyperkalemia which leads to arrhythmia, hypophosphatemia and hypocalcaemia.
They can cause severe diarrhoea, convulsions, acute kidney failure and even death.
Sethi, "Hemolysis and acute kidney failure," American Journal of Kidney Diseases, vol.
An Israeli woman recently became a live organ donor to save the life if a Druze patient suffering from acute kidney failure, Israel Hayom has learned.
Doctors carried out emergency treatment for acute kidney failure, but she is still struggling to regain her sight.

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