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acute renal failure (AFR)
functioning at 10%, makes the kidneys suddenly stop filtering waste products from the blood
end-stage renal disease
the kidneys are functioning at less than 10% of their normal capacity. dialysis or a kidney transplant is needed.
urinary tract infection
infection occurs when bacteria invade (E.coli) and multiply in the urinary tract through the urethra. connected with pyelonephritis
artificial method of filtration to remove excess waste materials and water directly from the blood
uses a dialysis solution that is infused into and drained out of the abdominal cavity through a small, flexible, implanted catheter
being as a grain, usually of a mineral. As more material accumulates, a small stone is formed. the stones can occlude the ureter. small stones can pass to the outside from the ureter or bladder upon urination.
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