end-stage renal disease

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end-stage renal disease

chronic renal failure that is irreversible; at this stage serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) levels continue to rise and there is uremia with impairment of all body systems.
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re·nal fail·ure

loss of renal function, either acute or chronic, that results in azotemia and syndrome of uremia.
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end-stage renal disease

End-organ disease, end-stage renal failure The decompensated stage of chronic renal failure, defined as renal insufficiency of a degree that requires dialysis or kidney transplantation for survival  Epidemiology 30% of ESRD is linked to DM and HTN, the most common causes of ESRD; ESRD is seen in kidneys subjected to chronic dialysis Costs ESRD programs for 200,000 Pts–0.08% of US population, cost $6 x 109–0.8% of US health care budget Complications Infection, possibly due to impaired macrophage Fc-receptor function  Management Kidney transplantation, see there Prognosis 1-yr survival of graft, ±94%; half-life from living donor grafts, ±22 yrs, from cadaveric grafts, ±14 yrs.
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End-stage renal disease (ESRD)

Total kidney failure; chronic kidney failure is diagnosed as ESRD when kidney function falls to 5-10% of capacity.
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