metabolic acidosis


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metabolic acidosis

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Noun1.metabolic acidosis - acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease)
acidosis - abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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It is indicated in the treatment of metabolic acidosis which may occur in severe renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes, circulatory insufficiency due to shock or severe dehydration, extracorporeal circulation of blood, cardiac arrest and severe primary lactic acidosis.
Alkaline therapy is used to treat CKD patients with severe metabolic acidosis (when there is too much acid in the body).
1,2) Infants affected usually present with severe diarrhea within a few hours, days or months of life leading to life-threatening dehydration and metabolic acidosis that requires PN.
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Privately-held Tricida is focused on the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate, TRC101, a non-absorbed, orally dosed polymer drug designed to treat metabolic acidosis in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
As an indication for PD metabolic acidosis was the most common and was present in 87% of cases.
Formic acid induces severe metabolic acidosis which can be fatal and is the primary agent responsible for ocular toxicity.
The company will use the proceeds to complete the ongoing pivotal TRCA-301 Phase three clinical trial of TRC101, the company's first-in-class investigational drug candidate for the treatment of chronic metabolic acidosis in patients with chronic kidney disease.
I am assuming that you're asking because she's showing signs of progressive kidney dysfunction, such as worsening metabolic acidosis, abnormal urine tests, and symptoms such as muscle weakness.
Finally, with this understanding, you will hopefully have a better idea of what to do next when optimizing levels of water consumption and intake of minerals such as magnesium and potassium either through diet or supplements is not correcting low grade, chronic metabolic acidosis as measured by first morning urinary pH.
Although normal Apgar scores would appear to negate the potential for severe metabolic acidosis, Apgar scoring accuracy has been challenged in medical legal cases.
Key Words: Blood Lactate, Lactate Threshold, Metabolic Acidosis, Ventilatory Threshold