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What is Acute kidney failure?

What is Acute kidney failure?

  • Acute kidney failure: Sudden failure of the kidneys.
  • Acute kidney failure: A clinical syndrome characterized by a sudden decrease in glomerular filtration rate, often to values of less than 1 to 2 ml per minute. It is usually associated with oliguria (urine volumes of less than 400 ml per day) and is always associated with biochemical consequences of the reduction in glomerular filtration rate such as a rise in blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine concentrations.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Acute kidney failure: renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Acute kidney failure: Introduction

Types of Acute kidney failure:

Broader types of Acute kidney failure:

How serious is Acute kidney failure?

Complications of Acute kidney failure: see complications of Acute kidney failure

What causes Acute kidney failure?

Causes of Acute kidney failure: see causes of Acute kidney failure

What are the symptoms of Acute kidney failure?

Symptoms of Acute kidney failure: see symptoms of Acute kidney failure

Complications of Acute kidney failure: see complications of Acute kidney failure

Acute kidney failure: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute kidney failure.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute kidney failure.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Acute kidney failure: see treatments for Acute kidney failure
Research for Acute kidney failure: see research for Acute kidney failure

Organs Affected by Acute kidney failure:

Organs and body systems related to Acute kidney failure include:

Name and Aliases of Acute kidney failure

Main name of condition: Acute kidney failure

Other names or spellings for Acute kidney failure:

Uremia, acute, Renal failure, acute, ARF, Acute renal failure, Acute tubular necrosis Source - Diseases Database

Acute renal failure
Source - WordNet 2.1


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