Kidney Failure

Known as: ESRD, syndrome renal failure, Renal Failure Syndrome 
A condition in which the kidneys stop working and are not able to remove waste and extra water from the blood or keep body chemicals in balance… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Skeletal muscles comprise the largest organ system in the body and play an essential role in body movement, breathing, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
CONTEXT Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common. Kidney disease severity can be classified by estimated glomerular filtration rate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, with both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT The current staging system for chronic kidney disease is based primarily on estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Fibrosis is responsible for chronic progressive kidney failure, which is present in a large number of adults in the developed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Knowledge of the excess risk posed by specific cardiovascular syndromes could help in the development of strategies to reduce… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Increasing evidence, accrued in the past decades, indicates that the adverse outcomes of chronic kidney disease, such as kidney… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Defects in the PKD1 and PKD2 genes cause autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in ~1 in 1000 adults worldwide. These… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that leads to complications including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
THE central pathological feature of human kidney disease that leads to kidney failure is the accumulation of extracellular matrix… (More)
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