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Renal Insufficiency, Acute

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Description of Renal Insufficiency, Acute

Renal Insufficiency, Acute: Conditions in which the function of KIDNEYS deteriorates suddenly in a matter of days or even hours. It is characterized by the sudden drop in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE; (GMR). The most severe stage is when the GFR drops below 15 ml per min (ACUTE KIDNEY FAILURE).
Source: MeSH 2007

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