renal failure


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renal failure

n.
Acute or chronic malfunction of the kidneys resulting from any of a number of causes, including infection, trauma, toxins, hemodynamic abnormalities, and autoimmune disease, and often resulting in systemic symptoms, especially edema, hypertension, metabolic acidosis, and uremia.
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Noun1.renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
failure - loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
acute kidney failure, acute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
chronic kidney failure, chronic renal failure - renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
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The Farixga fast track designation was given to chronic kidney disease patients with type-2 diabetes and without and is for Farixga development "to delay the progression of renal failure and prevent cardiovascular and renal death".
A report said the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs the Manor, received an "alert for January and February 2019 (acute and unspecified renal failure) is under investigation".
He said to prevent from renal failure and to avoid from future medical complications, people should go for early investigation or detailed medical check up on suspicion of kidney disease.
Definitions and clinical presentations in different situations has been classified by International Working Committee and published in 1993.1 Multi organ failure (MOF) with severe form of acute pancreatitis can involve circulatory system with patients presenting with hypotension and shock, acute respiratory distress, hepatic involvement, gastro-intestinal involvement with bleeding, central nervous system involvement, coagulation abnormalities and renal failure. The objective of present study was to look into details of medical records of patients presenting to a tertiary renal care unit with acute kidney injury/ acute renal failure in association with acute pancreatitis and discuss possible pathophysiological mechanisms and compare results with published reports on the subject.
Group I had 30 patients with anemia due to chronic renal failure while group II consisted of 30 healthy control subjects.
As a result, CS due to alcohol abuse should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of some life-threating conditions as rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure.
The patient in our case was at risk for the appearance of nonoliguric acute renal failure. The prominent signs of renal injury in this patient were the increase in Scr and BUN, persistent proteinuria, and a few of hyaline casts.
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