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Renal Artery Stenosis

Patient with RA stenosis presents with: A.Hypertension when it affects single kidney and as Renal failure when it affects bilateral kidneys. It is often a part of Atherosclerotic vascular disease. B. Deterioration of Renal function on ACE inhibitors: A drop in GFR ie .20% ...Read More

Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease or CKD

Anemia in context of CRF usually correlates with the severity of Renal failure.Deficiency of erythropoietin is the primary cause of anemia in chronic renal failure.Anemia is responsible for several nonspecific symptoms in a patient with CRF. Mechanisms implicated for Anemia in CKD are- 1. Relative ...Read More