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Stage 1 CKD means you have mild kidney damage and an eGFR of 90 or greater. Most of the time, an eGFR of 90 or greater means your kidneys are healthy and working well, but you have other signs of kidney damage. Signs of kidney damage could be protein inRead More →

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Medical renal diseases are those that involve principally the parenchyma of the kidneys. Can an ultrasound show kidney disease? Sonography is the best screening modality to evaluate patients presenting with renal insufficiency. Ultrasound findings can be normal in patients with renal disease, especially in prerenal azotemia and acute parenchymal renalRead More →

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Listen to pronunciation. (REE-nul FUNK-shun) A term used to describe how well the kidneys work. The kidneys remove waste and extra water from the blood (as urine) and help keep chemicals (such as sodium, potassium, and calcium) balanced in the body. What is the most common cause of renal? TheRead More →