End-stage renal disease

Disease description

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. Year introduced: 1967(1966)

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Breath analysis in patients with end-stage renal disease: effect of haemodialysis. Eur J Clin Invest. 2008 G. Rolla, M. Bruno, L. Bommarito, E. Heffler, N. Ferrero, M. Petrarulo, C. Bagnis, M. Bugiani, G. Guida
Eur J Clin Invest. 2008 Oct;38(10):728-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2362.2008.02016.x. PubMed:18837798

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Ammonia PubChem CID: 222

MeSH information

MeSH ID D007676
MeSH name Kidney Failure, Chronic