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diuresis

 [di″u-re´sis]
increased excretion of urine; see also diuretic.
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di·u·re·sis

(dī'yū-rē'sis), Do not confuse this word with dieresis.
Excretion of urine; commonly denotes production of unusually large volumes of urine.
[G. dia, throughout, completely, + ourēsis, urination]
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diuresis

(dī′ə-rē′sĭs)
n.
Excessive discharge of urine.
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diuresis

Nephrology Excretion of urine, especially in excess. See Overdiuresis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

di·u·re·sis

(dī-yūr-ē'sis)
Excretion of urine; commonly denotes production of unusually large volumes.
[G. dia, throughout, completely, + ourēsis, urination]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

diuresis

An unusually or abnormally large output of urine.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

diuresis


diuresis

the increased output of watery urine by the kidneys. See ADH.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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A loss of more than 900g per 24 hours indicates excessive diuresis and potential dehydration.
The positive correlation between diuresis and clearance ratio means that with increase in the rate of urine flow, the rate of cefixime clearance also increased.
The enhanced water excretion is promoted by osmotic diuresis as reflected by the increased glucosuria but also due to a direct modulation of the uric acid transporter [18].
Caption: FIGURE 2: Repeat CXR on ICU day 11; ongoing hypoxia despite successful diuresis.
Serum RBP4 levels were four times higher in HD compared to C (176.9 [+ or -] 63.2 versus 39.2 [+ or -] 17.4 mg/L, P < 0.005; Figure 1(d)); furthermore, serum RBP4 levels were lower in HD with preserved residual diuresis compared to the anuric HD patients (141.3 [+ or -] 34.2 versus 212.5 [+ or -] 67.0 mg/L; P < 0.005; Figure 1(e)).
Supportive medical management includes essential cardiovascular support as well as bowel lumen decompression, diuresis and improving ofthe abdominal wall compliance with sedation, and muscular paralysis.
After a 48-hour period of oliguria, a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt was placed and postoperatively his diuresis turned to normal limits (1650 ml/day) with regain of full consciousness.
Diuresis improved the patient's symptoms, the severity of her tricuspid regurgitation, and her central venous pressure.
Diariamente ultrafiltraba 500 ml con los intercambios y mantenia un volumen de diuresis de 1500 ml.
After diuresis an echo-Doppler study and cardiac catheterization confirm a dilated cardiomyopathy primarily involving the left-sided chambers, a left ventricular ejection fraction of 20% and moderate mitral and tricuspid regurgitation.