Azotemia (vs Uremia):
Azotemia vs Uremia; AKI vs CKD; ESRD:
We use the term azotemia to refer to increased levels of urea, nitrate and creatinine in the blood due to a decrease in GFR. It can be divided into prerenal (e.g. hypoperfusion of the kidnes), renal and postrenal (obstruction in the outflow tract).
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Used literature[edit | edit source]
- KUMAR, Vinay – ABBAS, Abul K – FAUSTO, Nelson, et al. Robbins basic pathology. 8. edition. Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, 2007. ISBN 978-1-4160-2973-1.