uremia


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Synonyms for uremia

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

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The glomeruli filter waste products from the blood and their failure to adequately remove the products led to a condition called nephritis that led to a state of uremia or poisoning.
There are several factors such as cough, wound infection intraperitoneal sepsis and uremia which can increase burst.
Uremia, known as a state of chronic inflammation, can cause acute phase reactants to increase (CRP, IL6, fibrinogen, ferritin, serum amyloid A) or decrease (albumin, prealbumin, and transferrin).
Metzger et al., "Deficiencies of calcium-regulatory proteins in dialysis patients: A novel concept of cardiovascular calcification in uremia," Kidney International Supplements, vol.
Traditionally, the term 'uremia' indicated increased serum concentrations of urea in patients with CRF.
The research also indicates that a low protein, low salt diet may not only slow the progression of CKD as an effective adjunct therapy, but it can also be used for the management of uremia, or high levels of urea and other uremic toxins in the blood, in late-stage or advanced CKD and help patients defer the need to initiate dialysis.
However, it may also occur in individuals without uremia. In associations that are incompletely understood, calciphylaxis has been associated with warfarin therapy, connective tissue disorders, Crohn's disease, liver disease, diabetes, hematologic malignancies, factor V Leiden deficiency, and protein C and S deficiency.
Cutaneous examination of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) have shown that 50-100 percent patients have at least one dermatologic disorder, this disorder may be the result of uremia, underlying etiology or various treatment modalities.4,5
Several risk factors, including furosemide consumption, (1) renal insufficiency, (2) uremia, (3) bleeding and hypotension, (4) and preeclampsia (5) can be the cause of SSNHL.
The mucous membranes were pale and dry in which uremia was existing for more than five days.
Hepatitis B remains a significant risk to patients receiving hemodialysis due to concurrent factors such as uremia, malnutrition, and immunosuppression.
Uremia implies alterations in the immune system, with granulocyte dysfunction and depressed cell-mediated immunity.
Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation is an effective strategy for treating diabetic patients with uremia. Following the procedure, the pancreatic juice can be drained via two routes: enteric and bladder, with the former being preferred at present.
Various metabolic complications associated with uremia, including changes in levels of neurotransmitters, parathyroid hormone, calcium, acidosis, brain osmolality, cerebral blood flow, and amino acids, are believed to cause neurological manifestations in ESKD [9,10].