azotemia


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azotemia

[‚az·ə′tem·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of excessive amounts of nitrogenous compounds in the blood.
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Progressive failure of filtration function is evidenced by decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), azotemia (characterized by the accumulation of nitrogenous waste in blood), disordered electrolyte metabolism and changes in the body fluid status.
Majority of those patients who reported to the hospital were hospitalized within twenty four hours but still most of them had significant pre-renal azotemia.
If patients had long history of Diabetes, associated diabetic retinopathy, other macro vascular complications, & proteinuria proceeding azotemia, diagnosis of Diabetic nephropathy was considered obvious and renal biopsy was deferred.
En condiciones de deshidratacion, como ocurre en el sindrome colico, la tasa de filtracion glomerular se ve reducida lo que tiene como resultado azotemia prerrenal.
Of these4 patients had bilateral and 3 unilateral severehydronephrosis and were subjected to percutaneous nephrostomy for improvement of azotemia.
Renal manifestations of malaria can range from prerenal azotemia to acute renal failure, nephrotic syndrome and acute glomerulonephritis (20-22).
Azotemia was the most frequent sign of impaired renal function both in the group of dead and survived patients, there were no differences in proportions between the groups.
Los examenes de laboratorio muestran leucocitosis con desviacion a la izquierda, anemia normocitica normocromica, monocitosis y, algunas veces, azotemia e hipoalbuminemia por glomerulonefritis (Belerian et al.
In the current investigation nephrotoxicity produced by Amphotericin B was indicated by statistically significant elevation in serum urea and creatinine levels in group B in contrast to those in group A; this was reported to be due to Amphotericin B induced oxidetive destruction of cellular membranes causing tubular damage resulting in renal impairment and azotemia.
081 in international unit) generally indicates pre-renal azotemia.
BUN levels are also affected by dexamethasone pretreatment, dehydration and azotemia besides renal function.
Outro achado importante em pacientes com sindrome colica e a azotemia pre-renal causada pela hipovolemia gerada pela desidratacao, que leva a diminuicao do fluxo sanguineo renal e a diminuicao da taxa de filtracao glomerular (3, 16).