renal failure

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renal failure

[′rēn·əl ′fāl·yər]
(medicine)
Severe malfunction of the kidneys, producing uremia and the resulting constitutional symptoms.
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It has been estimated that 20-40% of patients with IgA nephropathy progress to renal failure, often referred to as end-stage renal disease within 5-30 years following diagnosis.
End-stage renal disease was 14-fold higher in the cohort with hypertensive disorders.
Over the course of about five years, approximately 16,400 patients developed atrial fibrillation, and those who did were 67 percent more likely to progress to end-stage renal disease compared with patients who had chronic kidney disease but did not develop atrial fibrillation.
A registered nurse who specializes in end-stage renal disease would be present in the unit to oversee treatment.
Women account for 40% of the 304,000 patients being treated for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States.
Assessment of Alternative Technologies for the Treatment of End-stage Renal Disease.
14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute (Rogosin), a NYC-based non-profit provider of comprehensive kidney care, including dialysis for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the new Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care (CEC) Model established by CMMI, CMS's Center for Innovation.
5) and Hong Kong (1158510) provide protection around the formulation of Nefecon and its use as a treatment of glomerulonephritis, including IgA nephropathy, the most common form of primary glomerulonephritis and a cause of end-stage renal disease.
The incidence of end-stage renal disease in people with diabetes dropped between 1997 and 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported.