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  • uNGAL
  • In critically ill patients without pre-existing kidney disease, both pNGAL and uNGAL measured at admission can predict AKI (defined by RIFLE criteria) occurrence up to 72 hours post-ICU admission and their performance (AUROC) was fair. (biomedcentral.com)
  • damage
  • The Azodyl helps to slow down uremic toxin buildup and prevent further kidney damage in dogs, so again, stay with it for now. (medhelp.org)
  • New drugs better control blood pressure and slow the rate of kidney damage by about 50 percent. (nih.gov)
  • The disease pathways that cause damage to the kidney filter (glomerulus) are becoming better understood. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers are learning how to identify genetic markers that might predict who will get kidney damage, especially in African-Americans. (nih.gov)
  • As researchers pinpoint additional genetic variants, they are learning how to identify genetic markers that might predict who will get kidney damage, identify key disease pathways, and new drug treatment strategies. (nih.gov)
  • In pregnancy, enalapril may result in damage to the fetus's kidneys and resulting oligohydramnios (not enough amniotic fluid). (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic urinary retention that is due to bladder blockage which can either be as a result of muscle damage or neurological damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Damage to the lungs and kidneys can be fatal. (wikipedia.org)
  • erythropoietin
  • For example, if the kidneys stop producing enough erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone that tells the bones to make red blood cells, anemia can develop. (empowher.com)
  • As the kidneys fail, they produce less erythropoietin, resulting in decreased production of red blood cells to replace the natural breakdown of old red blood cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • transplantation
  • However, transplantation was not common, and acute rejection resulted in transplantation failure rates of 30 to 50 percent. (nih.gov)
  • Most people with hyperparathyroidism secondary to chronic kidney disease will improve after renal transplantation, but many will continue to have a degree of residual hyperparathyroidism (tertiary hyperparathyroidism) post-transplant with associated risk of bone loss, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kidney transplantation involves surgically placing a kidney from someone else and then taking immunosuppressant medication to prevent rejection. (wikipedia.org)
  • phosphorus
  • If the kidneys don't keep calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood in balance, bones are weakened. (empowher.com)
  • Tests to measure the blood levels of other substances such as albumin, globulin, potassium, sodium, phosphorus and calcium, as well as the red and white blood cell counts are important in order to determine the extent of failure and the best course of treatment. (vcahospitals.com)
  • 3. Low USpG, elevated BUN and CREA, elevated phosphorus (PHOS) - these findings indicate severe kidney failure (approximately 83-87% of the kidney function is compromised). (vcahospitals.com)
  • The manifestations of chronic kidney failure are due to the accumulation of the wastes that are toxic to the body, due to changes in blood pressure, reduction in red cell count [anaemia], inability to maintain the balance of water and salts and of acids and bases, imbalance in the levels of salts like potassium, and changes in the levels of calcium and phosphorus. (completewellbeing.com)
  • In people with chronic renal failure, treatment consists of dietary restriction of phosphorus, supplements with an active form of vitamin D such as calcitriol, doxercalciferol, paricalcitol, etc. and phosphate binders which can be divided into calcium-based and non-calcium based. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • They did blood work and found her kidney levels were really high and the vet does not like it. (medhelp.org)
  • Kidney failure can be delayed or prevented by managing your blood glucose (blood sugar). (empowher.com)
  • When disease or advanced age causes the filtration process to become inefficient and ineffective, blood flow to the kidneys is increased in an attempt to increase filtration. (vcahospitals.com)
  • Few treatments for kidney disease were available, and the importance of controlling blood sugar and blood pressure was not recognized. (nih.gov)
  • Kidneys [nephros in Greek] are the filters that clean the blood of all the waste introduced into it by the human physiological functions. (completewellbeing.com)
  • The kidneys assiduously maintain the levels of water, sodium and other salts, produce hormones that maintain blood pressure and red blood cell numbers, and play a vital role in maintaining calcium levels in the blood. (completewellbeing.com)
  • Restriction of salt in the diet helps in controlling the blood pressure and reduces the load on the kidneys. (completewellbeing.com)
  • Enalapril, sold under the brand name Vasotec among others, is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease, and heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like AKI, AoCRF can be difficult to distinguish from chronic kidney disease if the patient has not been monitored by a physician and no baseline (i.e., past) blood work is available for comparison. (wikipedia.org)
  • When kidneys fail to filter properly, waste accumulates in the blood and the body, a condition called azotemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • This can result in: Feeling tired or weak Memory problems Difficulty concentrating Dizziness Low blood pressure Normally, proteins are too large to pass through the kidneys, however, they are able to pass through when the glomeruli are damaged. (wikipedia.org)
  • Renin (etymology and pronunciation), also known as an angiotensinogenase, is a serine protease protein and enzyme secreted by the kidneys that participates in the body's renin-angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS)-also known as the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis-that mediates the volume of extracellular fluid (blood plasma, lymph and interstitial fluid), and arterial vasoconstriction. (wikipedia.org)
  • The enzyme renin is secreted by pericytes (mural cells) (1) in vicinity of the afferent arterioles and similar microvessels of the kidney from specialized cells of the juxtaglomerular apparatus-the juxtaglomerular cells, in response to three stimuli: A decrease in arterial blood pressure (that could be related to a decrease in blood volume) as detected by baroreceptors (pressure-sensitive cells). (wikipedia.org)
  • Angiotensin II also acts on the adrenal glands and releases aldosterone, which stimulates the epithelial cells in the distal tubule and collecting ducts of the kidneys to increase re-absorption of sodium, exchanging with potassium to maintain electrochemical neutrality, and water, leading to raised blood volume and raised blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Renin's primary function is therefore to eventually cause an increase in blood pressure, leading to restoration of perfusion pressure in the kidneys. (wikipedia.org)
  • The underlying mechanism involves abnormal plasma cells producing abnormal antibodies which can cause kidney problems and overly thick blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • medications
  • Acute kidney failure can be caused by, for example, trauma to the internal region or a toxic reaction to either poisons or medications. (vetinfo.com)
  • maintain the medication to treat other conditions or help support the kidneys by stopping all but absolutely essential medications. (medhelp.org)
  • cancer
  • Experts are divided regarding use for non-cancer-related chronic pain, as most opioids have great potential for dependence and have also been alleged to create paradoxical pain sensitivity. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • To address this enormous public health threat, AKF provides many vital programs and services, including public and professional health education materials and courses, the Kidney Action Day® community outreach program, a nationwide Advocacy Network, the KIDNEY NATION TM grassroots fundraising platform, and a toll-free health information HelpLine (866.300.2900). (kidneyfund.org)
  • email
  • If you want to learn more information about Immunotherapy for kidney failure, you can send email to us at renalhealth@hotmail.com . (blogspot.com)
  • If you can't find what you want here, send me Email to kidney-support@hotmail.com or just leave a message informing us your questions. (blogspot.com)
  • condition
  • It is even worse if the condition is only detected in it's 3rd stage and the patient is refferred by their GP to have the kidney removed. (dr-dilanyan.ru)
  • especially
  • According to most business experts, the executing of a thoroughly researched strategy can be the difference between failure and success, especially when it comes to mergers and acquisition. (neurac.org)
  • progressive
  • Hydronephrosis is a progressive widening of the kidney (it's pelvis and calices) as a result of urethral constriction and disturbances in the dreainage of urine. (dr-dilanyan.ru)
  • evaluation
  • ROCKVILLE, Md. (Nov. 5, 2015) -Charity Navigator, the nation's premier charity evaluator, has awarded the American Kidney Fund (AKF) its "highest, 4-star" evaluation for sound fiscal management for the 14th consecutive year for demonstrating ongoing fiscal excellence. (kidneyfund.org)