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 research team examined which genes were expressed more and less in study mice as kidney damage grew more severe.
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.
This announcement bolsters the Company's position as a leader in developing therapies for hyperoxaluria, a debilitating condition that, if untreated, leads to kidney damage and end-stage renal disease.
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.
Research funded by the NIHa[euro](tm)s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) suggests survivors of AKI have a lifelong increased risk for developing permanent kidney damage, resulting in decreased kidney function.
Although relatively few in terms of percentage of total kidney damage cases, the children with problems associated with NSAIDs included four young patients who needed dialysis, and at least seven who may have suffered permanent kidney damage, the researchers said.