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*  Phosphate binder
... the serum phosphate in chronic kidney failure is typically elevated). For people with chronic kidney failure, controlling serum ... They are typically used in people with chronic kidney failure (CKF) as they often have difficulty getting rid of the phosphates ... "Use of magnesium as a drug in chronic kidney disease". Clinical Kidney Journal. 5: i62. doi:10.1093/ndtplus/sfr168. Lanthanum ... American Association of Kidney Patients* Phosphate Binders - National Kidney Foundation Phosphate Binders - Northwest Kidney ...
*  Lipocalin-2
The ability to diagnose AKI before acute kidney failure is financially beneficial and favorable for preventative health ... of people in the United States will develop some kind of chronic kidney disease (CKD), with higher incidences for individuals ... and kidney transplant. Kidney health is most frequently measured by serum creatinine. Serum creatinine is a marker of kidney ... There is no point of return once there is a significant injury to the kidney; therefore, early diagnosis of kidney injury is ...
*  Chronic kidney disease
... increasing one's risk of developing hypertension and/or suffering from congestive heart failure. Urea accumulates, leading to ... Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a type of kidney disease in which there is gradual loss of kidney function over a period of ... Causes of chronic kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis, and polycystic kidney disease. Risk ... Chronic kidney disease affected about 323 million people globally in 2015. In 2015 it resulted in 1.2 million deaths, up from ...
*  Proteinuria
The 2005 UK Chronic Kidney Disease guidelines states protein/creatinine ratio is a better test than 24-hour urinary protein ... Proteinuria may be a feature of the following conditions: Nephrotic syndromes (i.e. intrinsic renal failure) Pre-eclampsia ... "Identification, management and referral of adults with chronic kidney disease: concise guidelines" (PDF). UK Renal Association ... Proteinuria may be a sign of renal (kidney) damage. Since serum proteins are readily reabsorbed from urine, the presence of ...
*  Kidney failure
... can be divided into two categories: acute kidney injury or chronic kidney disease. The type of renal failure is ... Acute kidney injuries can be present on top of chronic kidney disease, a condition called acute-on-chronic kidney failure ( ... Stages of kidney failure Chronic kidney failure is measured in five stages, which are calculated using a patient's GFR, or ... It is divided into acute kidney failure (cases that develop rapidly) and chronic kidney failure (those that are long term). ...
*  Enalapril
... and may be used in the absence of hypertension for its kidney protective effects. It is widely used in chronic kidney failure. ... It has been proven to protect the function of the kidneys in hypertension, heart failure, and diabetes, ... Enalapril versus losartan for adults with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nephrology (Carlton). ... and heart failure. For heart failure it is generally used with a diuretic such as furosemide. It is given by mouth or injection ...
*  Michael Howlett
Howlett died in Chicago's Mercy Hospital of chronic kidney failure. He had suffered a stroke three months earlier and remained ...
*  Secondary hyperparathyroidism
Chronic kidney failure is the most common cause of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Failing kidneys do not convert enough vitamin ... This disorder is especially seen in patients with chronic kidney failure. It is often-although not consistently-abbreviated as ... In people with chronic renal failure, treatment consists of dietary restriction of phosphorus, supplements with an active form ... It is usually seen in cases of chronic kidney disease or defective calcium receptors on the surface of parathyroid glands. If ...
*  Moe Dalitz
Death was attributed to congestive heart failure, chronic hypertension and kidney failure. He also suffered from failing ...
*  Urinary retention
Serious complications of untreated urinary retention include bladder damage and chronic kidney failure. Urinary retention is a ... kidney failure, and sepsis. A person should go straight to an emergency department or A&E service as soon as possible if unable ... Chronic urinary retention that is due to bladder blockage which can either be as a result of muscle damage or neurological ... In chronic retention, ultrasound of the bladder may show massive increase in bladder capacity (normal capacity is 400-600 ml). ...
*  Haemodialysis-associated amyloidosis
... is a form of systemic amyloidosis associated with chronic kidney failure. Long-term ...
*  Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Kidney: rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (75%), leading to chronic kidney failure Upper airway, eye and ear disease: Nose ... If the person has kidney failure or cutaneous vasculitis, a biopsy is obtained from the kidneys. On rare occasions, ... mainly chronic kidney failure, hearing loss and deafness. Today, drug toxicity is managed more carefully and long-term ... In severe kidney vasculitis, the same regimen is used but with the addition of plasma exchange. In pulmonary haemorrhage, high ...
*  Prehypertension
The threshold is lower in patients with diabetes, chronic kidney failure, or cardiovascular disease. The target blood pressure ... and kidney failure. One study found that a prehypertensive person is more than three times more likely to have a heart attack ... However, possible medical causes, such as medications, kidney disease, adrenal problems or thyroid problems, must first be ... According to some studies, prehypertension can increase the risk for heart attacks, strokes, congestive heart failure, ...
*  Renin
... and chronic kidney failure". Am. J. Hum. Genet. 85 (2): 204-13. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2009.07.010. PMC 2725269 . PMID 19664745. " ... chance of inheritance and is a slowly progressive chronic kidney disease that leads to the need for dialysis or kidney ... This is a rare inherited kidney disease that exists in less than 1% of people with kidney disease. Model organisms have been ... leading to restoration of perfusion pressure in the kidneys. Renin is secreted from juxtaglomerular kidney cells, which sense ...
*  HIV-associated nephropathy
HIVAN presents with nephrotic syndrome and progressive kidney failure. Despite being a cause of chronic kidney failure, kidney ... Its prognosis is always poor, as it rapidly progresses to chronic kidney disease. There is as yet inadeqaute data from ... General renoprotective measures and the treatment of the complications of nephrotic syndrome and kidney failure are adjunctive ... HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN) refers to kidney disease developing in association with HIV infection. The most common, or " ...
*  Platelet-activating factor receptor
Its pathogenetic role in chronic kidney failure has also been reported recently. Agonists Platelet activating factor ...
*  FAN1
... linking chronic kidney failure to defective DNA damage repair". Nat. Genet. 44 (8): 910-5. doi:10.1038/ng.2347. PMC 3412140 . ... Mutations in FAN1 can result in chronic kidney diseases and neurological conditions such as schizophrenia. However, recent ... It is characterized by congenital abnormalities as well as anemia, bone marrow failure, and cancer predisposition in childhood ...
*  Hyperparathyroidism
In chronic kidney failure the problem is more specifically failure to convert vitamin D to its active form in the kidney. The ... It is differentiated from primary hyperparathyroidism by a history of chronic kidney failure and secondary hyperparathyroidism ... and chronic kidney failure. Lack of vitamin D leads to reduced calcium absorption by the intestine leading to hypocalcemia and ... usually vitamin D deficiency or chronic kidney failure). If this is successful PTH levels should naturally return to normal ...
*  Multiple myeloma
Treatment of chronic kidney failure is dependent on the type of kidney failure and may involve dialysis. Several newer options ... Kidney failure in multiple myeloma can be acute (reversible) or chronic (irreversible). Acute kidney failure typically resolves ... Kidney failure may develop both acutely and chronically. The most common cause of kidney failure in multiple myeloma is due to ... The complications of kidney failure, sepsis, or pain can lead to an animal's death, frequently by euthanasia. Plasma cell ...
*  Gastric antral vascular ectasia
GAVE is associated with a number of conditions, including portal hypertension, chronic kidney failure, and collagen vascular ... In fact: Most patients with GAVE suffer from liver cirrhosis, autoimmune disease, chronic renal failure and bone marrow ... If there is cirrhosis of the liver that has progressed to liver failure, then lactulose may be prescribed for hepatic ... Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is an uncommon cause of chronic gastrointestinal bleeding or iron deficiency anemia. The ...
*  Barry White
In September 2002, White was hospitalized with kidney failure attributed to chronic diabetes mellitus and high blood pressure.[ ... citation needed] While undergoing dialysis and awaiting a kidney transplant in May 2003, White suffered a severe stroke, which ...
*  Nandrolone
They have also been studied in clinical trials for chronic kidney failure, aplastic anemia, and as male contraceptives. J. Elks ... and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, AAS with a very high ratio of anabolic to androgenic action like nandrolone ... "Should androgenic anabolic steroids be considered in the treatment regime of selected chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
*  Uremia
These include acute and chronic kidney failure, acute and chronic glomerular nephritis, tubular necrosis and other kidney ... The Uremic Syndrome can be defined as the terminal clinical manifestation of kidney failure (also called renal failure). It is ... Because uremia is mostly a consequence of kidney failure, its signs and symptoms often occur concomitantly with other signs and ... Prerenal azotemia can be caused by decreased blood flow through the kidneys (e.g. low blood pressure, congestive heart failure ...
*  Franz Vranitzky
In June 2005, he donated one of his kidneys to his wife Christine, who suffered from chronic kidney failure. He actively ...
*  Familial Mediterranean fever
... monitoring the kidney function is of importance in predicting chronic kidney failure. A genetic test is also available to ... AA-amyloidosis with kidney failure is a complication and may develop without overt crises. AA amyloid protein is produced in ... very large quantities during attacks, and at a low rate between them, and accumulates mainly in the kidney, as well as the ...
*  Childbirth
... or oligohydramnios Fetal demise Gestational hypertension Maternal conditions such as gestational diabetes or chronic kidney ... Some practitioners may diagnose "Failure to Progress", and consequently, propose interventions to optimize chances for healthy ... Health conditions that may warrant induced labour or cesarean delivery include gestational or chronic hypertension, ... Active phase prolongation is defined as in a primigravid woman as the failure of the cervix to dilate at a rate of 1.2 cm/h ...
*  Afzal Bangash
... had numerous health problems, including chronic bronchitis, asthma, kidney failure, stroke, near blindness, ... Bangash died of kidney failure on October 28, 1986, in Peshawar, Pakistan. Nearly one hundred thousand people turned up at his ...