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2012-01-17 11:03:16

How does a doctor determine whether or not an emergency-room patient has acute kidney injury?

2012-01-10 10:11:31

Acute kidney injury (AKI) has severe consequences, with a 25 to 80 percent risk of in-hospital death.

2011-12-22 06:21:19

You kidneys may be a window into your health. In fact, measures of kidney health may predict premature death.

2011-12-20 13:33:44

When evaluating early kidney injuries in people, doctors monitor blood level increases of creatinine, a waste product of muscle breakdown, to understand the severity of the injury.

2011-12-16 12:19:21

Certain measures of kidney health may predict who is likely to die prematurely.

2011-12-09 12:17:24

Most patients with an abrupt kidney injury that does not get better do not see a kidney specialist within a year.

2011-12-05 13:01:24

Damage to podocytes -- a specialized type of epithelial cell in the kidney -- occurs in more than 90 percent of all chronic kidney disease.

2011-11-21 06:52:48

Impaired glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the kidney leads to end-stage renal disease and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Patients with Type I diabetes are at an increased for kidney disease, but there are no interventions that have proved to prevent impaired GFR in these people.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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