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Renal failure

Introduction: Renal failure

Description of Renal failure

Renal failure (medical condition): Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste...more »

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Kidney failure:
  »Introduction: Kidney failure
  »Symptoms of Kidney failure
  »Causes of Kidney failure
  »Tests for Kidney failure
  »Treatments for Kidney failure

Renal failure: inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Renal failure: Acute or chronic condition, characterized by the inability of the kidneys to adequately filter the blood substances, resulting in uremia and electrolyte imbalances. Acute renal failure is usually associated with oliguria or anuria, hyperkalemia, and pulmonary edema. Chronic renal failure is irreversible and requires hemodialysis.--2004
Source: Diseases Database

Renal failure: inability of a kidney to excrete metabolites at normal plasma levels under conditions of normal loading or inability to retain electrolytes under conditions of normal intake.
Source: CRISP

Renal failure: Related Topics

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Renal failure as a Disease

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

Renal failure: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Renal failure

Some of the causes of Renal failure are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Renal failure (Kidney failure)

Some of the symptoms of Renal failure incude:

Treatments for Renal failure (Kidney failure)

Treatments for Renal failure (Kidney failure) include:

Treatment of Renal failure: For more treatment information about Renal failure, see treatment of Kidney failure (Renal failure)

Renal failure: Article Excerpts about Kidney failure

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

Kidney Failure Choosing a Treatment That's Right for You: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Healthy kidneys clean your blood by removing excess fluid, minerals, and wastes. ... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Choosing a Treatment That's Right for You: NIDDK)

Kidney Disease of Diabetes: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Each year in the United States, nearly 80,000 people are diagnosed with kidney failure, a serious condition in which the ... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Disease of Diabetes: NIDDK)

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... (Source: excerpt from Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK)

Renal failure as a Symptom

Renal failure (symptom): A condition characterized by a failure of the kidney to...more »

Renal failure (symptom): Renal failure is any acute or chronic loss of kidney function and is the term used when some... (Source: excerpt from Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK)

Renal failure (symptom): See Renal failure (symptom information).

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Terms Similar to Renal failure:

Source: Diseases Database

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More specific terms for Renal failure:

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Broader terms for Renal failure

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The term Renal failure can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Renal failure

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

WordNet 2.1

  • 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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