azotemia


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Related to azotemia: prerenal azotemia, nephritic syndrome
  • noun

Synonyms for azotemia

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

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Azotemia was the most frequent sign of impaired renal function both in the group of dead and survived patients, there were no differences in proportions between the groups.
Renal manifestations of malaria can range from prerenal azotemia to acute renal failure, nephrotic syndrome and acute glomerulonephritis (20-22).
In prerenal azotemia, an SCr increase is not symptomatic of an established structural kidney injury.
Pre-renal azotemia is the condition characterized by increased levels of BUN as can occur with volume depletion.
Azotemia or anemia on admission predicted an increased risk for such decompensation among the 71 who had dementia with behavioral disturbance.
Azotemia is the accumulation of nitrogenous wastes in the blood indicated by increased BUN or creatinine.
Indeed it was reported an azotemia or high concentration of serum creatinine associated with the consumption of drugs such as Gentamicine[R], Oxytetracycline[R], Amphotericine B[R], Furosemide[R] and Trimethoprim-sulfadiazine[R] [29].
Patients who are female, pregnant, malnourished, or those who have diabetes mellitus, azotemia, or a ureteral stent, are at a higher risk for CAUTI.
En una de dichas publicaciones se reportan 70 historias clinicas de gatos intoxicados con alimentos contaminados con melamina y acido cianurico, con poliuria-polidipsia, azotemia, necrosis tubular y cristaluria 8.
Kidney or renal failure is defined as the loss of renal function, either acute or chronic, that results in azotemia and syndrome of uremia (Pugh et al.
Acute renal failure: sudden, sustained decline in glomerular filtration rate, usually associated with azotemia and a fall in urine output.
Batuman et a1 (75) utilized this test to demonstrate that hypertensive patients with modest azotemia (serum creatinine > 1.