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a local or generalised condition in which the body tissues contain a excessive amounts of tissue fluid
1. proximal convoluted tubule 2. loop on Henle 3. distal convoluted tubule 4. collecting tubule
a radiographic procedure in which small-caliber catheters are passed through a cystoscope into the ureters to visualize the ureters and renal pelvis
distension of pelvis and calyces of the kidney caused by urine that cannot flow past an obstruction in a ureter
polycystic kidney disease
hereditary disorder of kidneys in which grapelike fluid-filled sacs or cysts, replace normal kidney tissue
the number of repetition of any phenomenon within a fixed period of time such as the number of heartbeats per minute
solution that contains water and electrolytes that passes through the artificial kidney to remove excess fluids and waste from the blood
the presence of excessive amounts of waste products of metabolism in the blood caused by failure of the kidneys to remove urea from blood; is a characteristic of uremia
the presence of excessive amounts of urea and other nitrogenous waste products in the blood; aslo called azotemia
a substance dissolved in a solution, as in the waste products filted out of the kidney into the urine
the introduction of a catheter into a body cavity or oragan to instill a substance or remove a fluid
creatinine clearance test
a diagnostic test for kidney function that measure the filtration rate of creatinine, a waste product
mechanical filter 3x per wk 3-4hrs ave time a/v fistula external filtering more commonly used
peritoneal / ab membrane can be done by patient abdominal shunt internal filtering or cleansing
microscopic functional units that form urine by the process of filtraion, reabsorption and secretion
a group of clinical symptoms occurring when damage to glomerulus of the kidney resulting in sever proteinuria
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