Pages tagged with Renal Failure

Recognizing signs of renal failure can be a bit difficult. Unless she undergoes routine medical and laboratory tests, there's no definitive way of concluding the diagnosis.
This short story is about John, and his family. They were from the older generation, and they did not like to visit their doctor regularly, especially the men that is. Three male members of his family died because of this, including John himself. This story is one about family ka...
Gout is caused by a disorder of purine metabolism resulting in hyperuricemia and deposition of urate crystals in the synovium and clinically manifesting as recurrent acute arthritis progressing to chronic deforming arthritis, formation of tophi and the development of systemic complica...
Lifespan of red cells is 120 days. Old erythrocytes are removed from the circulation. Mildly deformed cells are phagocytosed in the spleen, severly injured cells are removed by the liver macrophages
Everyone talks about hypertension. Many individuals, groups, communities, health Organizations and other bodies have shown concern and even written about Hypertension. Statistics shows that approximately 1 billion people worldwide have high blood pressure and this number is expected t...
The triad of renal failure decreased platelet count and anemia should suggest the diagnosis of hemolytic uremic syndrome. I discuss this uncommon entity.
Hemodialysis patients sometimes develop a rare condition of fluid in their abdomen which does not respond to dialysis. The cause for this condition is currently unknown.
Peritoneal diakysis is a form of dialysis which patients can administer to themselves at home. It is not for everyone, though. I elaborate on this particular form of dialysis.
Microcytic anemia is an anemia with abnormally small red blood cells. The article discusses possible reasons for microcytic anemia
Certain combinations of medications are more prone to damaging kidneys. The infamous triple whammy, a combination of a diuretic, ACE inhibitor and an NSAID painkiller is one of them. The article elaborates on the risk of this combination.
Laboratory findings associated with acute renal failure follows this line of sequence; clinical problem, mechanism and then clinical considerations. A good laboratory finding, leads to a good diagnosis which should of course result to a proper care, depending on the Kidney pathology a...
Mosegor has been known as an appetite stimulant. Interestingly, as a pizotifen, it can also be indicated for migraine headaches.
Has your pet been diagnosed with Chronic Renal Failure? – don’t despair, there’s life in the old dog/cat yet!
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