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Kidney failure, chronic

Introduction: Kidney failure, chronic

Description of Kidney failure, chronic

Kidney failure, chronic (medical condition): Gradual failure of the kidneys over a period of time...more »

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Chronic kidney failure:
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  »Symptoms of Chronic kidney failure
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Kidney failure, chronic: An irreversible and usually progressive reduction in renal function in which both kidneys have been damaged by a variety of diseases to the extent that they are unable to adequately remove the metabolic products from the blood and regulate the body's electrolyte composition and acid-base balance. Chronic kidney failure requires HEMODIALYSIS or surgery, usually KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
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Kidney failure, chronic: The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Kidney failure, chronic as a Disease

Kidney failure, chronic: Another name for Chronic kidney failure (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Chronic kidney failure
  »Symptoms of Chronic kidney failure
  »Causes of Chronic kidney failure

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Symptoms of Kidney failure, chronic (Chronic kidney failure)

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