renal parenchyma


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parenchyma

 [pah-reng´kĭ-mah]
the essential or functional elements of an organ, as distinguished from its framework, which is called the stroma. adj., adj paren´chymal, parenchym´atous.
parenchyma of prostate glandular substance consisting of small compound tubulosaccular or tubuloalveolar glands, making up the bulk of the prostate; it is surrounded by muscular substance and permeated by muscular strands.
renal parenchyma the functional tissue of the kidney, consisting of the nephrons.

renal parenchyma

the functional tissue of the kidney, consisting of the nephrons.
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UTI can result in acute renal failure and chronic kidney disease, therefore any renal scarring or damage to the renal parenchyma can be assessed using imaging techniques.
A, Nephrectomy specimen from a patient on long-term dialysis, demonstrating acquired cysts and atrophic renal parenchyma with obscured corticomedullary junction.
The sign of a false lumen without contrast filling at the level of the right renal artery orifice (arrow) and delay in the nephrogram phase in the right renal parenchyma, (b) There is no contrast enhancement in the right kidney even if the left kidney is in nephrogram phase
Multiple factors are implicated in renal inflammation, including cytokines and growth factors, and aggravated inflammation eventually becomes interstitial fibrosis, leading to the complete destruction of renal parenchyma and disruption of renal function (Liu 2006).
Duplex system is explained as the kidney with two pyelocaliceal systems, which may have either single or bifid ureter (partial duplication) or double ureterdraining separately into the urinary bladder (complete duplication), with a single renal parenchyma that is drained by two pyelocaliceal systems4.
The pathogenesis involves a perpetual pressure atrophy of the renal parenchyma due to increased hydrostatic pressure from the obstructed ureter or urethra, to the renal pelvis, renal tubular system and Bowman's space; the ultimate result of which, is a progressive filtration failure manifested clinically as a decline in GFR due to compensation failure in the affected kidney.
Care was taken not to include the renal parenchyma at the suture bite, in order to avoid parenchymal retraction and consequent stenosis.
Accordingly, single or multiple, cortical or diffuse areas of decreased activity in at least two different angles in the renal parenchyma was accepted as indication of acute infection (Figure 1).
Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a radiologically diagnosed life-threatening, necrotizing infection of the kidneys characterized by the presence of gas in the renal parenchyma and its surrounding tissue.
This neoplasm caused marked compression atrophy with congestion and effacement of the renal parenchyma, which often contained dilated tubules with urate or cellular (often heterophilic) casts, urate tophi, and mineral deposits.
99mTc-DMSA scan revealed an inhomogeneous distribution of radiotracer in renal parenchyma, which was lower in the upper-medial part of the right kidney.
Argon beam coagulation achieved hemostasis prior to reapproximation of the renal parenchyma with Surgicel (Ethicon Inc, Somerville, NJ) bolsters.