• Albumin
  • Additional potentially serious side effects of melarsoprol include damage to the heart, presence of albumin in the urine that could be associated with kidney damage, and an increase in blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Glomerular
  • GFR word stands for Glomerular Filtration Rate and tells how well your kidneys are working? (bloodtestsresults.com)
  • Glomerular filtration rate, or GFR, measures how well the kidneys are filtering the blood, explains MedlinePlus. (reference.com)
  • We tested the possible interaction between ACE I/D polymorphism and uncontrolled type 1 diabetes by measuring glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and effective renal plasma flow (ERPF) during normoglycemia (≈5 mmol/L) and hyperglycemia (≈15 mmol/L) in 9 normoalbuminuric, normotensive type 1 diabetic subjects with the II genotype and 18 matched controls with the ID or DD genotype. (ahajournals.org)
  • In countries that do not use the CHEM-7 panel, a UEC typically does not include chloride or bicarbonate as standard components, but will often include an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and in some laboratories glucose is also not included but is available as a separate test. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bowman's capsule (or the Bowman capsule, capsula glomeruli, or glomerular capsule) is a cup-like sack at the beginning of the tubular component of a nephron in the mammalian kidney that performs the first step in the filtration of blood to form urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Measuring the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a diagnostic test of kidney function. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissues
  • Glycation is when the high sugar levels alter the tissues in the kidneys. (kidneyfunction.org)
  • Certain disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) can harm your organs and tissues, including your liver, kidney, blood and eyes. (arthritis.org)
  • Anything that causes obstruction leads to increased pressure being transmitted to the delicate tissues that make up the filtration system within the kidneys, which could eventually result in infection, stone formation, or loss of function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disease
  • Many people who have this disease will have varying degrees of kidney functionality. (kidneyfunction.org)
  • Nephropathy, or kidney disease, is a rare yet very serious health condition that relates to kidney damage or disease. (kidneyfunction.org)
  • After doing General Medical Checkup at the laboratory, results come with high creatinine level which indicate chronic disease of the kidney. (bloodtestsresults.com)
  • Additional issues can develop if your kidneys aren't working to their fullest potential, especially for those with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (arcpointlabs.com)
  • What are some blood tests for kidney disease? (reference.com)
  • If the infection causes the person to turn yellow, have kidney failure and bleeding, it is then known as Weil's disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to initiation, the following must be noted: glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, kidney or liver disease, cardiac problems (high blood pressure, irregular beating of the heart or arrhythmias, any damage to the heart muscles and potential signs of heart failure), preexisting nervous system disorders, and any signs of leprosy. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the kidneys are involved, the disease is referred to as atheroembolic renal disease (AERD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Risk factors for infection include older age, history of smoking, chronic lung disease, and poor immune function. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is recommended that those with severe pneumonia and those with pneumonia and a recent travel history be tested for the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Because it is such a common test, this term is commonly sprinkled into the scripts of popular American TV medical dramas, increasing public exposure to the term. (wikipedia.org)
  • Signs
  • Instead of complaining bitterly, an overworked liver just gets sluggish about doing its various jobs, and people often go years enduring fatigue and other health issues that may actually be signs that the liver isn't functioning optimally. (herbalyzer.com)
  • bladder
  • Structural abnormalities of the junctions between the kidney, ureter, and bladder that lead to hydronephrosis can occur during fetal development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hydronephrosis can also result from the reverse flow of urine from the bladder back into the kidneys. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Some of these congenital defects have been identified as inherited conditions, however the benefits of linking genetic testing to early diagnosis have not been determined. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis is typically based on blood tests and bone marrow examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • A probable diagnosis is based on the history of the illness and cognitive testing with medical imaging and blood tests to rule out other possible causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Detailed neuropsychological testing can reveal mild cognitive difficulties up to eight years before a person fulfils the clinical criteria for diagnosis of AD. (wikipedia.org)
  • other tests are required for definitive diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • Back pain or flank pain usually a result of musculoskeletal problems but often can be a sign of kidney pain. (bloodtestsresults.com)
  • Subtle problems with the executive functions of attentiveness, planning, flexibility, and abstract thinking, or impairments in semantic memory (memory of meanings, and concept relationships) can also be symptomatic of the early stages of AD. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a small percentage, difficulties with language, executive functions, perception (agnosia), or execution of movements (apraxia) are more prominent than memory problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • Hydronephrosis that occurs acutely with sudden onset (as caused by a kidney stone) can cause intense pain in the flank area (between the hips and ribs). (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • The version with seven tests is often referred to by medical professionals in USA as the "CHEM-7", or "SMA-7" (Sequential Multiple Analysis-7). (wikipedia.org)
  • measurement
  • 001115 - LDH or Lactate Dehydrogenase is a lab test measuring the total amount of LDH enzyme in the blood and is actually a measurement of 5 fractions of this enzyme combined together - called isoenzymes. (mcssl.com)
  • 19th-century
  • The maneuver is named after the 19th-century Hungarian physician, Erno Jendrassik, who first noticed its effect on the patellar reflex test. (reference.com)