kidney damage

kidney damage

Kidney injury Nephrology A structural or functional compromise in renal function due to external–eg, athletic, occupational, or other trauma, resulting in bruising or hemorrhage, which can be profuse and life threatening Etiology Vascular disease–eg, arterial occlusion, renal vein thrombosis; toxins–eg, analgesic nephropathy, lead, solvents, fuels; waste products–eg, uric acid in gout; lysis of malignant cells in chemotherapy; immune response to medications, infection; glomerulonephritis or acute tubular necrosis. See Acute renal failure, Chronic renal failure.
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The best way to prevent kidney failure is early diagnosis of underlying disease and aggressive treatment, otherwise permanent kidney damage may occur that can prove fatal.
Toxic drugs and fake medicines are also one of the major causes of kidney damage, he added.
He said that it is our duty to aware general public about the importance of identifying and treating childhood kidney diseases, and awareness of the risks for their future from kidney damage that originates in childhood, therefore building healthier future generations.
Patients who take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for acid reflux and heartburn are at higher risk of kidney damage that may lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to research presented at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week in November 2015.
This was the warning aired by a health expert who said that the long-term and indiscriminate use of these supplements without a doctors guidance may lead to kidney damage or kidney disease, one of the countrys top 10 killer ailments.
Kidney damage caused by diabetes mellitus is known as diabetic kidney disease.
The intake of pain killers without the consultation of doctors can lead to the kidney damage and ulcers in stomach.
Early knowledge that a patient is likely to develop AKI may prompt closer patient monitoring and help prevent permanent kidney damage or death.
The clash with West Ham's Diame earned him a red card and a trip to hospital after the blow left him with kidney damage
Keeper suffers kidney damage HULL goalkeeper Allan McGregor spent last night in hospital after suffering damage to his kidneys in the Tigers' 2-1 Premier League defeat at West Ham.
Even light drinking combined with acetaminophen can heighten the risk of kidney damage, finds research released at APHA's 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in November.
The research team was able to genetically engineer a mouse model that clarified the role of ferritin in iron homeostasis, setting the stage for a new line of research into future treatments that may be able to prevent acute kidney damage caused by iron.