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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That being said, ACE inhibitors could potentially worsen acute kidney failure, so your providers should follow your renal blood tests (BUN and creatinine) closely and carefully.
Tests have since revealed that this prevents tissue damage in human kidney and liver cells, preventing acute kidney failure and liver damage, opening up the possibility of new pharmacological treatments for a number of diseases.
After injury curtailed his promising career with Liverpool, Terry suffered acute kidney failure while with the elite Parachute Regiment, leading to his amputation, and was told he had six months to live.
For instance, patients with acute kidney failure should not fast until they fully recover.
Blood results showed acute kidney failure, her liver was functioning abnormally and there was a build up of acid in her blood stream.
The acquisition of the Swedish manufacturer of dialysis equipment, Gambro, by its American competitor Baxter has been approved by the European Commission - on certain conditions: the divestment of Baxter's continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) business, which serves patients suffering from acute kidney failure.
Ali and colleagues found that patients with acute-on-chronic kidney disease were significantly older than patients with acute kidney failure alone, and that their chances of renal recovery were reduced (11).
His roommate poisoned the water dispenser in their room, which caused Huang to suffer from acute kidney failure and pulmonary emphysema in just a few days.
Adverse effects can include acute kidney failure, respiratory failure, internal bleeding and sudden death.
The results can be deadly, while other serious side-effects include acute kidney failure, respiratory failure and gastro-intestinal bleeding.
Adverse effects include sudden death, acute kidney failure, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, bone marrow suppression in immunocompromised people, renal toxicity and other serious side effects.
Patients with acute kidney failure may only need dialysis for a short time and these patients can sometimes get better with treatment.

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