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What does chronic kidney failure really mean?
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Dr. Anthony Cusano
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Chronic kidneydiseas
Chronic kidney failure is the loss of functioning kidney tissue due to permanent damage to the tiny subunits called nephrons.
We have about a million nephrons per kidney, and as we lose nephrons the ones that are left enlarge and work harder until they reach their limit, at which point the kidney can no longer keep up with the body's needs to excrete toxins, balance fluids and minerals and other fx.

In brief: Chronic kidneydiseas
Chronic kidney failure is the loss of functioning kidney tissue due to permanent damage to the tiny subunits called nephrons.
We have about a million nephrons per kidney, and as we lose nephrons the ones that are left enlarge and work harder until they reach their limit, at which point the kidney can no longer keep up with the body's needs to excrete toxins, balance fluids and minerals and other fx.
Dr. Anthony Cusano
Dr. Anthony Cusano
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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: CKD
I have complete explanation written here: http://www.
Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-is-chronic-kidney-disease-or-ckd.Html.

In brief: CKD
I have complete explanation written here: http://www.
Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-is-chronic-kidney-disease-or-ckd.Html.
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
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