nephrosclerosis


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Synonyms for nephrosclerosis

kidney disease that is usually associated with hypertension

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2002) Prostacyclin-deficient mice develop ischemic renal disorders, including nephrosclerosis and renal infarction.
Key Words: Hypertensive nephrosclerosis, chronic kidney disease, renal replacement therapy, blood pressure.
Functional polymorphism of the myeloperoxidase gene in hypertensive nephrosclerosis dialysis patients," Hypertension Research, vol.
The aetiology of ESRF appeared to have positive correlation with CVD where diabetic nephropathy and hypertensive nephrosclerosis has the worst outcome as shown in the bivariate analysis.
65 patients with CKD 1-5D stage were included in the study: 25--with chronic glomerulonephritis, 20--tubulointerstitial nephritis 20--hypertensive nephrosclerosis (33 men and 32 women, 20-65 years old, mean age at enrollment was 41[+ or -]6,7 years).
Lead is also known as a risk factor for renal function [3], where it produces a proximal tubular alteration, which results in a leakage of low molecular weight proteins causing, moderate renal failure due to nephrosclerosis and cortical atrophy [4].
In all proximal tubulopathies glomerular and vascular compartments were unremarkable, except when other nonrelated lesions were present, such as vascular nephrosclerosis, which was common in the patient population because of age.
In November 2013, he was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis and chronic kidney disease secondary to hypertensive nephrosclerosis.
Diseases which cause the destruction of nephrons are diabetes mellitus pyelone- phritis glomerulonephritis nephrosclerosis polycystic kidney disease and vascular collagen disease.
Hypertension includes hypertensive nephrosclerosis and malignant hypertension.
The main etiology of CKD stage 5 was nephrosclerosis (8 patients), followed by glomerulonephritis (6 patients), miscellaneous (3 patients), and postrenal causes (2 patients).
The histological changes that are found in the kidneys of the elderly are a gradual increase in glomerulosclerosis, interstitial fibrosis, tubular atrophy and chronic vascular disease, which is also known as nephrosclerosis.
Relevant comorbidities included: 1) mild chronic renal failure due to hypertensive nephrosclerosis (creatinine 124 [micro]mol/l); 2) hypertension; 3) two previous haemorrhagic cerebrovascular accidents (eight and six years prior to this operation) with subsequent epilepsy requiring carbamazepine; 4) heavy alcohol use; 5) intermittent gout; 6) mild airflow obstruction due to smoking and 7) peripheral vascular disease causing lower limb heel ulceration.
Additional features of the syndrome may include renal abnormalities such as agenesis (failure of an organ to develop during embryonic growth) or nephrosclerosis (sclerosis of the kidney), hiatus hernia (protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm), and coronal hypospadias (ventral and proximal malposition of meatus in the coronal sulcus) [Jones and Smith, 2005; Bamforth and Kaurah, 1992].