Questions tagged [renal]

Questions having to deal with the kidneys.

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What are the common causes of excess protein (1 g) in the urine for kidney donors?

I am looking for common causes in diet or lifestyle or other conditions such as hypertension, rather than malfunction in the active (single) kidney. Apart from medical management, what are some ...
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Can GFR be improved in patients with kidney failure?

How widely can glomerular filtration rate (GFR) values fluctuate and can they ever improve? How much "error" might one expect in the value if sampled quarterly?
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Atypical Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome diagnosis

5 months ago I was diagnosed with atypical Haemolytic Uremic syndrome (aHUS). At the time of diagnosis I was extremely anaemic had high creatanine levels low platelets and evidence of haemolysis. I ...
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Juices that dialysis patients can drink

What type of juice a patient, who is undergoing hemodialysis, is permitted to drink?
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Alternative Imaging Method for Renal Contrast Media

The background of this research isn't important, so I won't waste time on it. For a portion of my research, I need to assess the capabilities of certain substances as renal contrast agents [basically ...