American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A disease or abnormality of the kidney.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Disease of the kidneys.
- n. pathology Damage to, disease of, or abnormality of the kidneys.
- n. a disease affecting the kidneys
- nephro- + -pathy (Wiktionary)
“The company in April halted a small clinical trial of SRT501 in people with the blood cancer multiple myeloma, saying some participants had developed a complication called nephropathy, which can cause kidney failure.”
“Recurrent urinary tract infection in the post transplant reflux nephropathy patient: is reflux in the native ureter the culprit?”
“Volpe's problem, a kidney disease called IgA nephropathy, is among those that haven't yet been linked to the dust.”
“Long-term exposure to lead or its salts (especially soluble salts or the strong oxidant PbO2) can cause nephropathy, and colic-like abdominal pains.”
“Thus, for e.g. while laser ablation may halt the progression of diabetic nephropathy, it certainly does not restore eyesight.”
“Glaxo said Tuesday it has halted a small trial in multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow, because some patients developed a complication called cast nephropathy, a condition that can cause kidney failure.”
“Treatment of idiopathic membranous nephropathy with the herb Astragalus membranaceus.”
“The study examined drugs known as angiotensin-receptor blockers, or ARBs, which are used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and diabetic nephropathy, and to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.”
“That Crestor "was significantly more likely to be associated with the composite end point of rhabdomyolysis, proteinuria, nephropathy, or renal failure," than other drugs?”
“Diabetes no longer needs to be a deadly disease for many. (diabetic nephropathy and end-stage renal disease): An article from: Medical Update”
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