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Hydronephrosis Summary

Description: Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.

Also Known As: Hydronephroses

Networked: 1924 relevant articles (113 outcomes, 111 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hydronephrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Creatinine : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 143 results : IBA
  2. Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin (TCDD) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 48 results : IBA
  3. diazenedicarboxylic acid bis(N'-methylpiperazide) : 3 outcomes in 21 results : IBA
  4. Pentetic Acid (DTPA) : 3 outcomes in 14 results : FDA 2 Generic
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  6. Furosemide (Lasix) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 27 results : FDA 57 Generic
  7. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 44 results : IBA
  8. Renin : 2 outcomes 1 study in 30 results : IBA
  9. Antigens : 2 outcomes 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  10. Collagen : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hydronephrosis

  1. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure)
  2. Ureteral Obstruction
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Flank Pain
  5. Azotemia
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Key Therapies for Hydronephrosis

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  1. Stents : 19 outcomes 8 studies in 174 results
  2. Nephrectomy : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 142 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 40 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 87 results
  5. Catheters : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 56 results
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