Monthly Archives: July 2017


Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as a chronic reduction in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR), resulting in a GFR <60 ml/min/1.73m2. More than 660 thousand Americans have kidney failure, […]


Acute Kidney Injury

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is the name used for a situation in which there is an acute decline in kidney function. This decline is often temporary and reversible if treated, […]


Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition characterized by massive muscle cell breakdown with the release of the cellular contents on the bloodstream and adjacent tissue. The substances released further increase the inflammation […]