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Disease Kidney Failure, Chronic

Name Kidney Failure, Chronic
Synonyms Chronic Kidney Failure | Chronic Renal Failure | Disease, End-Stage Kidney | Disease, End-Stage Renal | End Stage Kidney Disease | End-Stage Kidney Disease | End Stage Renal Disease | End-Stage Renal Disease | End-Stage Renal Failure | ESRD | Kidney Disease, End-Stage | Renal Disease, End Stage | Renal Disease, End-Stage | Renal Failure, Chronic | Renal Failure, End Stage | Renal Failure, End-Stage
Definition The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
Categories Urogenital disease (female) | Urogenital disease (male)
MeSH® ID D007676
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1. DiseasesMale Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Urologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Renal Insufficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Renal Insufficiency, Chronic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Failure, Chronic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Female Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Urologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Renal Insufficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Renal Insufficiency, Chronic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Kidney Failure, Chronic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Kidney Failure, Chronic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
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