acute renal failure

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Synonyms for acute renal failure

renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract

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Companies discussed in this Acute Renal Failure (ARF) (Acute Kidney Injury) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 report include ACROVIS biostructures GmbH, Adrenomed AG, Am-Pharma B.
A 2000-2002 study of 754 HIV-positive adults in care at the University of North Carolina HIV clinic identified acute renal failure (defined by rising creatinine or chart review) in 71 people (9.
Radiocontrast agents, which have been used in common daily clinical practice, can cause severe vasculitic syndrome and acute renal failure and, LV may be confused with diabetic foot ulcer.
Acute renal failure secondary to intra-abdominal infection is primarily mediated through the action of inflammatory cytokines.
They noted that postrenal acute renal failure can lead to acute pulmonary edema as a result of fluid retention and cardiac arrest from hyperkalemia (excess potassium).
Thus, the results of this clinical study showed that pre-operative therapy with aspirin is associated with preventing about an extra three cases of acute renal failure per 100 patients undergoing CABG or/and valve surgery," Prof Sun said.
Day-to-day nursing operations also may decrease hospital LOS, including practicing good hand hygiene, following laboratory trends, and tracking intake/output status to monitor for conditions such as acute renal failure and tumor lysis syndrome.
The complication of rhabdomyolysis is acute renal failure (ARF), and depending on the severity and duration of the renal dysfunction, it can lead to chronic renal failure, damage to the heart or nervous system, and death (1, 2, 4-7).
Acute Renal Failure (ARF) is defined as a rapid decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), resulting in the disturbance of renal physiological functions including impairment of nitrogenous waste product excretion, loss of water and electrolyte regulation and loss of acid-base regulation (1).
The inquiry focused on patients suffering from acute renal failure, now commonly called acute kidney injury (AKI).
Tubulointerstitial nephritis is a common complication of therapeutic interventions (Table 2), found in up to 25% of all renal biopsies performed for acute renal failure.
Their topics include possible retrovirus vectors, adeno and adeno-associated virus vectors, gene therapy for acute renal failure due to ischemia-reperfusion issues and acute injuries, and treatment for chronically deteriorating renal function and renal fibrosis, and treatment for acute and chronic allograft rejection.
To the Editor: Renal cortical necrosis (RCN) is a rare cause of acute renal failure (ARF), accounting for 3% of all ARF cases in adults in developing countries, but up to 15% in pregnancy-related ARF (PR-ARF).
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