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Chronic renal failure

Introduction: Chronic renal failure

Description of Chronic renal failure

Chronic renal failure (medical condition): Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to...more »

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Chronic Kidney Disease:
  »Introduction: Chronic Kidney Disease
  »Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease
  »Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease
  »Treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic renal failure: renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Chronic renal failure: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Chronic renal failure: 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.
Source: CRISP

Chronic renal failure: Related Topics

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Chronic renal failure as a Disease

Chronic renal failure: Another name for Chronic Kidney Disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Chronic Kidney Disease
  »Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease
  »Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease
  »Treatments for Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic renal failure: Related Diseases

Chronic renal failure: Chronic renal failure is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Chronic renal failure

Some of the causes of Chronic renal failure are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Chronic renal failure (Chronic Kidney Disease)

Some of the symptoms of Chronic renal failure incude:

Treatments for Chronic renal failure (Chronic Kidney Disease)

Treatments for Chronic renal failure (Chronic Kidney Disease) include:

  • Treatment of underlying cause - e.g., hypertension, diabetes, autoimmune diseases
  • Diuretics
  • Fluid restriction
  • Dietary restrictions of potassium and phosphate containing foods
  • Treatment of renal bone disease - Vitamin D supplements

Treatment of Chronic renal failure: For more treatment information about Chronic renal failure, see treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease (Chronic renal failure)

Chronic renal failure: Article Excerpts about Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic renal failure (CRF) is the gradual reduction of kidney function that may lead to permanent kidney... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Chronic renal failure (CRF) is the gradual reduction of kidney function that may lead to permanent kidney failure, or... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Chronic renal failure as a Symptom

Chronic renal failure (symptom): Chronic renal failure (CRF) is the gradual reduction of kidney function that may lead to permanent kidney failure,... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Chronic renal failure (symptom): See Chronic renal failure (symptom information).

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Chronic renal failure: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Chronic renal failure:

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Terms Similar to Chronic renal failure:

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Broader terms for Chronic renal failure

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Chronic renal failure can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Chronic renal failure:

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The description of Chronic renal failure may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Chronic renal failure

The following list attempts to classify Chronic renal failure into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • kidney failure,renal failure
  • kidney disease,nephropathy,nephrosis,renal disorder
  • uropathy
  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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