anephric

anephric

 [a-nef´rik]
without kidneys.

a·neph·ric

(ă-nef'rik),
Lacking kidneys.
[a- priv. + G. nephros, kidney]

anephric

[ā·nef′rik]
Etymology: Gk, a, nephros without kidney
without kidneys.

a·neph·ric

(ā-nef'rik)
Lacking kidneys.
[a- priv. + G. nephros, kidney]

anephric

being without kidneys.
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Our patient was unique in that the tumour was unmanageable endoscopically, but the option of radical nephroureterectomy would render him anephric.
It is excreted by the kidneys, so the half life can be increased to 35 hours in patients with kidney failure or even longer in anephric patients.
In the pre epoetin era, haemoglobins were low, generally only 6-8 g/dl, particularly with anephric patients.
Again, the presence or absence of kidney tissue may have an important role to play and it is generally accepted that anephric patients will have consistently low hematocrits.
Metabolism of radioiodinated carboxyl-terminal fragments of bovine parathyroid hormone in normal and anephric rats.
A study of non-anemic, age-matched healthy volunteers and hemodialysis patients with and without kidneys (anephric) showed that EPO response to a single dose of a HIF-PHI was greatest in hemodialysis patients with kidneys and lower, although similarly increased above baseline, in healthy volunteers and anephric patients.
She was advised that dialysis may be necessary if she became anephric.
Study Characteristics Barre (1988) Patients in stable condition, no hypertension, diuresis = 0 ml Bjorvell (1989) All patients from 2 centers Cybulsky (1985) 8 normotensive, 3 hypertensive, 4 anephric patients Daugirdas (1985) Patients with hypotensive episodes & cramps during dialysis, no fluid-overload, stable condition Dominic (1996) Stable patients with IWG > 2.
Metabolism of radioiodinated carboxylterminal fragments of bovine parathyroid hormone in normal and anephric rats.
After a single oral dose of FG-2216 was administered to 12 hemodialysis patients, 6 of whom were anephric (without kidneys), and to 6 healthy volunteers, median erythropoietin (EPO) levels increased from 7.