anephric

anephric

 [a-nef´rik]
without kidneys.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·neph·ric

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

(ā-nef'rik)
Lacking kidneys.
[a- priv. + G. nephros, kidney]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Citation: Teppei Goto et al., Generation of pluripotent stem cell-derived mouse kidneys in Sall1-targeted anephric rats.
Right nephroureterectomy was considered and discussed as offering the highest likelihood of cure, but he would then be anephric and require renal dialysis, without option of transplant for at least 2 years due to cancer diagnosis, at which time he would be 78 years of age.
DeLuca, "1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol: metabolite of vitamin D3 active on bone in anephric rats," Science, vol.
Gruskin, "Metabolic alkalosis in an anephric child caused by the combined use of Kayexalate and Basaljel," The Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Our patient was unique in that the tumour was unmanageable endoscopically, but the option of radical nephroureterectomy would render him anephric. Had the tumour been a smaller, non-circumferential lesion, involving the mucosa and probably lamina propria alone, a conservative approach, like a segmental ureterectomy and a Boari flap, could have been performed.
Consistent with what has been observed in humans, in an anephric mouse model, low 1,25 [(OH).sub.2][D.sub.3] levels are also observed [13].
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.
She was advised that dialysis may be necessary if she became anephric. Following informed consent, she had open left partial nephrectomy.