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nephropathy

[nə′fräp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any disease of the kidney.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nephropathy

 

a general term that includes several renal disorders. Classified as nephropathies are nephropathy of pregnancy and a group of other kidney diseases that are distinguished from each other by a variety of morphological changes. This latter group of diseases includes myelogenous nephropathy, endemic, or Balkan, nephropathy, medicinally induced nephropathy, kaliopenic nephropathy, and hypercalcemic nephropathy.

REFERENCE

Osnovy nefrologii, vol. 2. Edited by E. M. Tareev. Moscow, 1972.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Caption: Figure 1: Urinary alpha-GST (a), pi-GST (b), NGAL (c, d), and KIM-1 (e) ratios in patients with obstructive nephropathy (ON), patients with hydronephrosis without obstructive nephropathy (HN without ON), and controls.
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Ureteral obstruction as a model of renal interstitial fibrosis and obstructive nephropathy. Kidney Int 2009;75:1145-52http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2009.86.
Additionally, the modulation of nitric oxide, epidermal growth factor (EGF), and hepatocyte growth factor seems to be a good strategy to treat obstructive nephropathy in the future [55, 58, 67].
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