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nephritic

[nə′frid·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to or affected with nephritis.
Pertaining to or affecting the kidney.
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Plasmodium falciparum can occasionally trigger a nephritic or nephrosic syndrome commonly reversible in 2-6 weeks after parasitic eradication (2).
Increasing the VLDV production by liver is because of fat, diabetes, using alcohol, nephritic syndrome or because of genetics factors.
Vascular lesions seem to be responsible for the cutaneous, nephritic, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal symptoms.
Acteoside, a component of Stachys sieboldii MIQ, may be a promising antinephritic agent (2): effect of acteoside on leukocyte accumulation in the glomeruli of nephritic rats.
In the present study, the controls and cases were not matched for numbers, but they were matched for other important factors that may influence a study's results and judgements, such as gender and age; furthermore, none of them had cirrhosis, nephritic syndrome or cancer.
Albumin levels can be decreased by three main mechanisms: decreased synthesis as in malnutrition, malabsorption or liver disease; increased volume or distribution as in over-hydration, or increased capillary permeability as with either septicemia or hypoxia; and increased excretion/degradation as in burns, hemorrhage, nephritic syndrome, protein-losing enteropathies, or catabolic states such as severe sepsis, (ever, trauma or malignant disease.
They cover kidney function; the prevention, treatment, and management of disorders associated with chronic kidney disease; nutrition issues associated with different populations, disorders such as acute kidney injury, nephritic syndrome, and nephrolithiasis; and complementary and alternative medicine, cultural issues, and outcomes research.
Determination by a specific, enzymatic method of the creatinine content of blood and urine from normal and nephritic individuals.
She obtained her MD degree on the nephritic syndrome--differences between Indian and black children.
Approximately 50% of patients present with mild to moderate renal insufficiency, 25% present with acute nephritic syndrome, and 25% with nephrotic syndrome.
Lomu receives dialysis four hours a day, six days a week as a result of kidney failure, brought on by the rare nephritic syndrome.
In contrast, the nephritic syndrome is associated with an active urinary sediment characterized by hematuria, red cell casts, and a variable amount of proteinuria.