• renal
  • Tissue-specific inactivation of Osr1 in the cap mesenchyme caused premature depletion of nephron progenitor cells and severe renal hypoplasia. (biologists.org)
  • Specifically, they note that renal manifestations of this pathology can range from urinary tract infections to hematuria and even kidney stones. (medbullets.com)
  • disease
  • See related handout on chronic kidney disease , written by the authors of this article. (aafp.org)
  • Unfortunately, chronic kidney disease often is overlooked in its earliest, most treatable stages. (aafp.org)
  • When chronic kidney disease is detected, an attempt should be made to identify and treat the specific underlying condition(s). (aafp.org)
  • Primary care physicians have an important role in detecting chronic kidney disease early, in instituting measures to slow disease progression, and in providing timely referral to a nephrologist. (aafp.org)
  • Interventions proved to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease include blood pressure control, glycemic control, and reduction of proteinuria with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin-II receptor blocker. (aafp.org)