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End-stage renal disease

End-stage renal disease: Introduction

End-stage renal disease: Renal failure is any acute or chronic loss of kidney function and is the term used when some kidney function remains. ESRD is total, or ... more about End-stage renal disease.

End-stage renal disease: Final stage of total kidney failure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of End-stage renal disease is available below.

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Misdiagnosis and End-stage renal disease

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Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Renal failure is any acute or chronic loss of kidney function and is the term used when some kidney function remains. ESRD is total, or nearly total, and permanent kidney failure. (Source: excerpt from Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK)

Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Total and permanent kidney failure . When the kidneys fail, the body retains fluid and harmful wastes build up. A person with ESRD needs treatment to replace the work of the failed kidneys. (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

End-Stage Renal Disease: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Each year in the United States, more than 50,000 people are diagnosed with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), a serious condition in which the kidneys fail to rid the body of wastes. ESRD is the final stage of a slow deterioration of the kidneys, a process known as nephropathy. (Source: excerpt from End-Stage Renal Disease: NWHIC)

 

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