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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The study was not a controlled experiment that was designed to prove the direct link between preeclampsia and kidney failure.
Associate Professor Pu Kanyi, who is from the NTU School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, said, For patients who are critically ill, like those in the in-tensive care unit, every minute is precious in reversing a condition like acute kidney failure, which can cause a patients health to deteriorate rapidly.
A transplant is the best option for those with kidney failure or end-stage renal disease as it gives the patient a longer life expectancy and a much better quality of life.
But in patients with chronic kidney failure, the kidneys are unable to clean the blood properly.
"People with diabetes and kidney disease are at extremely high risk of kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and death.
The quacks are responsible for liver and kidney failures in our population, he said, adding, there is a need of legislation for exposing and preventing quackery and media should play its responsibility.
He however admitted that there is a slight increase in the number of people being diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure.
The 10 highest ranked outcomes across all participants were kidney function, time to recovery, surgical complications, impact on family, donor-recipient relationship, life satisfaction, lifestyle restriction, kidney failure, mortality, and acute pain/discomfort.
'Before dialysis was available, total kidney failure meant death,' notes the US National Kidney Foundation (NKF).
Blood tests revealed she had kidney failure. Despite vets' best efforts, Paris deteriorated quickly and could not be saved.
The disease damages dogs' blood vessels, cutting off blood supply to areas of the skin and sometimes the internal organs, which causes skin sores and can lead to kidney failure. Shannon Wilson, 23, took her Shih Tzu Paris for a walk in Moses Gate, Fanworth, Greater Manchester, and noticed a wound on the dog's paw a few days later.