azotemia

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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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Hypercreatininemia and prerenal azotemia are predictors of death in patients with unstable angina and LBBB within 14 days of the onset of the disease.
Cardiovascular collapse (shock) from whatever cause, acute congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction and other conditions characterized by hypoxemia have been associated with lactic acidosis and may also cause prerenal azotemia.
The patient presented with mild prerenal azotemia which resolved overnight with IV hydration; his maximum serum creatinine level of 1.
prerenal azotemia, obstructive azotemia, glomerulonephritis, acute vs chronic renal failure, uremic syndrome) and be familiar with the National Kidney Foundation practice guidelines for these conditions.