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Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure) Summary

Description: Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level in the ability to remove wastes, concentrate URINE, and maintain ELECTROLYTE BALANCE; BLOOD PRESSURE; and CALCIUM metabolism. Renal insufficiency can be classified by the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE.

Also Known As: Renal Failure; Kidney Failure; Failure, Kidney; Failure, Renal; Failures, Kidney Show All >>

Networked: 23239 relevant articles (1118 outcomes, 1667 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Renal Insufficiency

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Creatinine : 124 outcomes 146 studies in 2079 results : IBA
  2. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors) : 21 outcomes 29 studies in 282 results : IBA
  3. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) : 17 outcomes 4 studies in 100 results : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Calcium : 16 outcomes 31 studies in 498 results : IBA
  5. Urea (Carbamide) : 14 outcomes 11 studies in 354 results : FDA 6 Generic
  6. Insulin (Novolin) : 12 outcomes 22 studies in 268 results : FDA 2
  7. Steroids : 12 outcomes 4 studies in 94 results : IBA
  8. Sirolimus (Rapamycin) : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 61 results : FDA 2
  9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 11 outcomes 4 studies in 160 results : IBA
  10. Sodium : 10 outcomes 25 studies in 315 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Renal Insufficiency

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Proteinuria
  4. Hemorrhage
  5. Stroke (Strokes)
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Key Therapies for Renal Insufficiency

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  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 81 outcomes 92 studies in 1683 results
  2. Kidney Transplantation : 40 outcomes 20 studies in 682 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 33 outcomes 50 studies in 994 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 28 outcomes 29 studies in 677 results
  5. Peritoneal Dialysis : 23 outcomes 16 studies in 440 results
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