• tubules
  • Interstitial nephritis (or tubulo-interstitial nephritis) is a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules, i.e., is inflammation of the spaces between renal tubules. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stimulation by AII of the adrenal cortex to release aldosterone, a hormone that acts on kidney tubules, causes sodium and chloride ions retention and potassium excretion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because kidney stones are so common in people with LPHS, crystals in the kidney tubules may also play a part in bleeding and pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • This form of nephropathy is "chronic analgesic nephritis," a chronic inflammatory change characterized by loss and atrophy of tubules and interstitial fibrosis and inflammation (BRS Pathology, 2nd edition). (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) were at a greater risk for death, serious adverse cardiovascular reactions, and stroke when administered ESAs to target Hb levels of greater than 11 g/dL in clinical studies. (drugs.com)
  • Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta injection is used to treat anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). (drugs.com)
  • The percentage of Fresenius Kidney Care patients who opted for yearly vaccination against the flu increased from 60 percent the first year of the study to 80 percent the third year. (thestreet.com)
  • The results of this research suggest that aggressive programs to promote flu vaccination makes a significant difference in keeping kidney patients healthy and out of the hospital," said Dr. Frank Maddux, Fresenius Medical Care Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President for Clinical and Scientific Affairs. (thestreet.com)
  • American Association of Kidney Patients* Phosphate Binders - National Kidney Foundation Phosphate Binders - Northwest Kidney Centers - a center that provides services for people with ESRD in the Seattle area. (wikipedia.org)
  • A full 5.7% of persons with sclerosis have GAVE, and 25% of all sclerosis patients who had a certain anti-RNA marker have GAVE. (wikipedia.org)
  • If ADH production is excessive in heart failure, Na+ level in the plasma may fall (hyponatremia), and this is a sign of increased risk of death in heart failure patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2010, a study using National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data estimated that 21.3% of patients in the U.S. with at least one chronic condition use disease management programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • fail
  • the kidneys can be just slightly dysfunctional, or fail completely. (wikipedia.org)
  • When kidneys fail to filter properly, waste accumulates in the blood and the body, a condition called azotemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • biopsy
  • If these tests aren't definite, your doctor may need to do an ultrasound or take a biopsy of the kidney. (aafp.org)
  • A biopsy is where a tiny piece of the kidney is removed and examined under a microscope. (aafp.org)
  • Your previous health, the severity of your illness, and the results of a kidney biopsy (if you have one) will help your doctor predict how long it will take for you to get better. (aafp.org)
  • In these cases there may be minor abnormalities on a kidney biopsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause kidney problems
  • The underlying mechanism involves abnormal plasma cells producing abnormal antibodies which can cause kidney problems and overly thick blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pain medicines which can cause kidney problems include aspirin, acetaminophen, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Kidney disease usually causes kidney failure to some degree, with the amount depending on the type of disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes of kidney disease include deposition of the IgA antibodies in the glomerulus, administration of analgesics, xanthine oxidase deficiency, toxicity of chemotherapy agents, and long-term exposure to lead or its salts. (wikipedia.org)
  • erythropoietin
  • These people produce very little erythropoietin as a result of their kidney disease, so the number of red blood cells in their blood is low. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • On very rare occasions, people treated with synthetic erythropoietin medicines such as this one have produced neutralising antibodies against erythropoietin. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • abnormal
  • Angiogram tests to look at the blood vessels in the kidney may show abnormal blood flow, perhaps causing a cramp like pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the signs of acute hepatitis, people can also demonstrate signs of coagulopathy (abnormal coagulation studies with easy bruising and bleeding) and encephalopathy (confusion, disorientation, and sleepiness). (wikipedia.org)
  • heart
  • Hundreds of people are waiting for heart and lung transplants. (vietnamnet.vn)
  • In November 2017 the American Heart Association announced revised definitions for blood pressure categories that increased the number of people considered to have high blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • For heart failure it is generally used with a diuretic such as furosemide. (wikipedia.org)
  • normally
  • Their kidneys start working normally after a few weeks. (aafp.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)
  • blood calcium
  • Among people hospitalized with high blood calcium, milk-alkali syndrome is the third most common cause, after hyperparathyroidism and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiovascular
  • Observational studies demonstrate that people who maintain arterial pressures at the low end of these pressure ranges have much better long term cardiovascular health. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibody
  • This is a condition in which small amount of a type of normal antibody (called IgA) get stuck in the kidney as it passes through in the bloodstream. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • The kidneys stop working when illness or injury keeps them from filtering properly. (aafp.org)
  • Stopping the medicines that cause the illness or that might hurt your kidneys. (aafp.org)
  • calcium
  • When compared with people receiving calcium-based binders, people taking sevelamer have a reduced all-cause mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment involves having the person stop taking any calcium supplements and any other alkali agents they have been taking, and hydration. (wikipedia.org)
  • inhibitors
  • ACE inhibitors may also be used to help decrease excessive water consumption in people with schizophrenia resulting in psychogenic polydipsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • function
  • Higher dietary intake of animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol may increase risk for microalbuminuria, a sign of kidney function decline, and generally, diets higher in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains but lower in meat and sweets may be protective against kidney function decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • sodium
  • Markers of electrolyte and water imbalance in the body such as hypotension, low distal tubule sodium concentration, decreased blood volume and high sympathetic tone trigger the release of the enzyme renin from the cells of juxtaglomerular apparatus in the kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • medication
  • It can be harmful for people to take this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it. (canada.com)
  • Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. (canada.com)
  • The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication. (canada.com)
  • Kidney transplantation involves surgically placing a kidney from someone else and then taking immunosuppressant medication to prevent rejection. (wikipedia.org)