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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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(1989) conducted a prospective, randomised, crossover trial in Denmark, on the inluence of psyllium seed husk on azotaemia, electrolytes and bowel regulation in patients on CAPD.
With their immature kidneys, young infants fed fresh goat's milk are at substantive risk of hypernatraemia and azotaemia, particularly with dehydration.
Mild proteinuria to severe azotaemia with metabolic acidosis are the usual renal complications.
Hypoglycemia in present study might have been due to anorexia and subsequent starvation where as higher level of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine which might have been due to renal insufficiency that resulting from dehydration and reduction of renal blood flow with subsequent prerenal azotaemia (Samad et al., 1994).
Transient azotaemia is associated with a high risk of death in hospitalized patients.
Postoperative recovery from Azotaemia was found to be quicker in study groups as compared to control group.