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ne·phrop·a·thy

 (nə-frŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ne·phrop·a·thies
A disease or abnormality of the kidney.

neph′ro·path′ic (nĕf′rə-păth′ĭk) adj.

nephropathy

(nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) kidney disease or malfunction

ne•phrop•a•thy

(nəˈfrɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the kidney.
[1915–20]
neph•ro•path•ic (ˌnɛf rəˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nephropathy - a disease affecting the kidneys
Bright's disease, nephritis - an inflammation of the kidney
nephroangiosclerosis, nephrosclerosis - kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension; sclerosis of the renal arterioles reduces blood flow that can lead to kidney failure and heart failure
PKD, polycystic kidney disease - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
polyuria - renal disorder characterized by the production of large volumes of pale dilute urine; often associated with diabetes
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
renal insufficiency - insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys
uropathy - any pathology of the urinary tract
Translations

ne·phrop·a·thy

n. nefropatía, cualquier enfermedad del riñón.

nephropathy

n nefropatía; diabetic — nefropatía diabética
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20 This is collectively called as Obstructive nephropathy.
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In support of this, several studies have demonstrated that interstitial fibrosis develops by inducing MMP9 expression; meanwhile, MMP9 knockout mice show ameliorated fibrosis with decreased EMT in obstructive nephropathy (Yang et al.
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sup][11],[12],[13],[14] In obstructive nephropathy, hydronephrosis causes elevated intrapelvis pressure and renal hemodynamic changes, which result in ischemic oxidative stress and activation of renin-angiotensin system.
Diagnostic performance of urinary kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) for acute kidney injury in obstructive nephropathy patients.
The underlying etiology of end stage renal disease were diabetic nephropathy 69(46%), hypertensive nephropathy 51(34%), obstructive nephropathy 18(12%), glomerulonephritis 9(6%), autosomal polycystic kidney disease 3(2%).
Obstructive nephropathy as a result of malignant neoplasms: A Single Centre Experience.
Congenital obstructive nephropathy is the primary cause of renal insufficiency in children.
The 3rd most common cause in our study was obstructive nephropathy but worldwide it is glomerulonephritis.
Obstructive nephropathy in children: long-term progression after relief of posterior urethral valve.
Their topics include myth and reality of indexing glomerular filtration rate for body surface area, pathogenesis and resolution mechanisms of acute post-streptococcal glomerulohephritis, a follow-up study of a large cohert in a single center on the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, plasma exchanges prescription for nephologists, and the role of macrophages in obstructive nephropathy.

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