toxic nephropathy

toxic nephropathy

kidney damage caused by the effects of a nephrotoxin. The most common symptoms are dysfunction and then necrosis of the proximal tubules, sometimes progressing to renal failure.
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Each of them may adversely affect one or more sites along the nephron, leading to a progressive organ damage and impairment named toxic nephropathy [1].
Novel Biomarkers of Toxic Nephropathy and Contrast-Induced Nephrotoxicity
Identification of novel toxic nephropathy and AKI biomarkers has been designated as a top priority by the American Society of Nephrology.