azotemia


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accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine

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IHD treatment for humans with CKD is intended to reduce azotemia, correct fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and give support to CKD patients in stage V before kidney transplantation.
Even in the successfully managed cases of heart failure, azotemia and renal failure may occur (Miller and Gordon, 2007).
Unilateral urine outflow obstruction leads to post-renal azotemia, which causes functional atrophy of the renal tissue clinically manifested as the hydronephrosis syndrome.
Majority of patients showed pre-renal azotemia which improved within 48 to 72 hours of hospitalization.
The diagnosis was supported by long duration of Diabetes, evidence of target organ damage, proteinuria preceeding azotemia.
Hepatorenal syndrome is renal failure induced by severe hepatic injury and char acterized by azotemia and decreased renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate.
21,22) This results in decreased secretion of uric acid and hyperuricemia in birds (similar to azotemia in mammals) and can lead to renal failure if the damage is severe, as developed in white-backed vultures that ingested diclofenac.
Laboratory findings include anemia, thrombocytopenia, leucocytosis, marked aminotransferase elevation and azotemia.
In dehydration conditions, as occur in colic syndrome, glomerular filtration rate is diminished resulting in pre-renal azotemia.
This failure of body to maintain the balance results in uremia or azotemia (retention of urea and other nitrogenous wastes in the blood).
In neonates with azotemia or obstructive cases urgent urological support was taken from department of urology; Institute of Kidney Diseases Hayatabad Peshawar for definitive surgery.
In addition, patients with raised urea (> 50 mg%) and creatinine levels (< 3 mg/dl), which subsequently improved without any specific intervention, were defined as having prerenal azotemia.
Normal urea:creatinine ratio in a healthy population was considered as 20 mmol/L: mmol/L, while urea:creatinine ratio equal to 21 mmol/L: mmol/L was considered to be a sign of prerenal azotemia (PRA) [17].
He now developed peritoneal signs and rapidly evolved into sepsis with hypotension, azotemia, and acidosis.