Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Announce Creation of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week
...ment of exacerbations associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) and to induce a diuresis or a remission of proteinuria in the nephrotic syndrome without uremia
of the idiopathic type or that due to lupus erythamatosus. Acthar is not approved for, but is used in treating patients with infantile spasms, an ultr...
Milan Fiala, MD, receives 2008 Alzheimer Award
... most important waste is called amyloid-beta, in particular oligomeric amyloid-beta in neurons). This concept of Alzheimers disease can be compared to uremia
when kidneys fail to clear the uremic waste products of body chemistries. In the brain, clearance of waste is difficult because the transport mechanis...
Uremia in Medical Definition
..., palpation (feel), percussion (tap to determine resonance characteristics), and auscultation (listen); smelling may be useful (e.g. infection, uremia
, diabetic ketoacidosis ). The clinical examination involves study of:
Vital signs including height, weight, body temperature, blood pressure , ...
Uremia in Medical Dictionary
or uraemia is a term used to loosely describe the illness accompanying kidney failure, in particular the nitrogenous waste products associated with the failure of this organ. uremia
also uraemia n. A toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in...
Uremia in Biological Definition
...ally longstanding, and decision is based on the possibility of a renal transplant , complications of the malfunctioning kidney (e.g. hyperkalemia , uremia
) and personal factors (such as tiredness due to the uremia).
Types of dialysis
The two types of dialysis are hemodialysis and peritoneal di...