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what is the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Multiple reasons: Genetics Congenital disorders with altered kidney size, shape, function Medications auto immune disorders Diabetes These are common causes of alterations in kidney function that work by either harming the structure, blood flow or function of the kidney
Answered on May 11, 2016
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Uncontrolled hypertension is one of the leading causes of CKD. High blood pressure leads to high intraglomerular pressure and impaired filtration. This is detected by microalbumin in the urine, one of the earlier signs of impaired kidney function.
Sep 30, 2015

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