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Introduction:Low creatinine and albumin are found among the chronically ill patients. This study retrospectively reviewed albumin and creatinine levels for survival in patients upon admission.
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Name: The American journal of hospice & palliative care
Critically ill patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) who receive renal replacement therapy (RRT) have very high mortality rate. During RRT, there are markedly loss of macro- and micronutrients which...
This study investigated the correlation between the albumin-to-creatinine ratio in the urine and 24-hour urine proteinuria and whether the ratio can predict chronic kidney disease progression even mor...
As the most predominant protein in plasma, albumin is synthesized in the liver. . Given to various applications of albumin as biopharmaceutical agent, the annual demand for it is 500 tons in the world...
This study was designed to clarify the association between pain and quality of life (QOL) of Japanese patients with cancer using a cancer-specific QOL scale (European Organization for Research and Tre...
Prognostic nutritional index (PNI), based on serum albumin concentration and the absolute peripheral lymphocyte count, has been used to predict survival in various tumors. Whether PNI can predict prog...
Continous infusion of nor adrenaline + albumin Continous infusion of terlipressin + albumin Response will assessed at every 48 hour (i) Complete response: Decrease in serum creatinine to 1...
This study has an open study design. The GFR will be measured using the renal clearance of inulin (Inutest) in volunteers with different stage of renal disease or without renal disease. A ...
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a major organ failure in septic shock. Current medical tests (serum creatinine and urea) cannot identify AKI until approximately 48 hours after it occurs. Neut...
Primary purpose : mortality at Day 28 Secondary purposes : - Daily SOFA (Sequential Organ Failure Assessment) score lessening within Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - D...
The objective of the study was evaluate the effect of administration of midodrine and albumin on renal function in patients with cirrhosis and creatinine greater than 1,2mg/dl.
A condition in which albumin level in blood (SERUM ALBUMIN) is below the normal range. Hypoalbuminemia may be due to decreased hepatic albumin synthesis, increased albumin catabolism, altered albumin distribution, or albumin loss through the urine (ALBUMINURIA).
All blood proteins except albumin ( = SERUM ALBUMIN, which is not a globulin) and FIBRINOGEN (which is not in the serum). The serum globulins are subdivided into ALPHA-GLOBULINS; BETA-GLOBULINS; and GAMMA-GLOBULINS on the basis of their electrophoretic mobilities. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Serum albumin from cows, commonly used in in vitro biological studies. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Normal human serum albumin mildly iodinated with radioactive iodine (131-I) which has a half-life of 8 days, and emits beta and gamma rays. It is used as a diagnostic aid in blood volume determination. (from Merck Index, 11th ed)
Abrupt reduction in kidney function defined as an absolute increase in serum CREATININE of more than or equal to 0.3. mg/dl, a percentage increase in serum creatinine of more than or equal to 50%, or a reduction in urine output. Acute kidney injury encompasses the entire spectrum of the syndrome including acute kidney failure; ACUTE KIDNEY TUBULAR NECROSIS; and other less severe conditions.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...
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