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Renal Failure
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Definition of Renal Failure
Acute or chronic condition, characterized by the inability of the kidneys to adequately filter the blood substances, resulting in uremia and electrolyte imbalances. acute renal failure is usually associated with oliguria or anuria, hyperkalemia, and pulmonary edema. chronic renal failure is irreversible and requires hemodialysis.--2004

Renal Failure is from the group

Non-Neoplastic Renal Disorder

Other Names for Renal Failure

Renal Failure
Failure, renal
Impaired Renal Function
Renal failure

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