Pathology of the Kidney in Profiling Acute Renal Failure (Acute Uremia)

  • Anil K. Mandal


Acute renal failure (ARF) is an altered physiological state resulting from rapid but generally reversible decline of the regulatory functions of both kidneys or of a solitary kidney. Acute uremia is a clinical syndrome manifested by sudden onset of oliguria or anuria (24-hr urine output of less than 400 or 100 ml, respectively) for more than four successive days coupled with elevated values of serum urea nitrogen and serum creatinine.


Acute Renal Failure Renal Biopsy Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Acute Tubular Necrosis Crescentic Glomerulonephritis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anil K. Mandal
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  1. 1.Renal Electron Microscopy Laboratory and Staff Physician, Medical Service Veterans Administration HospitalUniversity of Oklahoma College of MedicineOklahoma CityUSA

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