Essay on Kidney

Comparing the Processes of Osmoregulation and Nitrogenous Excretion Between Insects and Mammals

Due to the unforgiving nature of the natural environment, animals have had to develop ways to survive in many different climatic conditions. These evolutionary transformations have given rise to a variety of ways in which animals attempt to maintain homeostasis. Two major means of achieving this is through osmoregulation and nitrogenous excretion. A condition that […]

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Acute Kidney Injury

“Acute kidney Injury (AK’) describes the spectrum of acute-onset kidney failure that can occur with critical illness; it replaces the traditional term acute renal failure (ARE) and acute tubular necrosis (ATN). ” (Urden, Stacy, & Lough, 2012, p. 400). “In renal failure, acute or chronic, one most commonly sees patients who have a tendency to […]

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The Process of Kidney Transplant

A kidney transplant is one of many transplants that are being done today. It has improved since the first kidney transplant. The medication that they use for rejection is improving each day. Since they found a medication there are few rejections. There are side effects of the anti-rejection medication. Once a kidney has been transplanted […]

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Polycystic Kidney Disease

Genetic disorders are diseases acquired through genes and family history that affect the daily lives of many people across the world. According to the World Health Organization, over 4,000 genetic disorders have been identified, some that won’t affect a person’s life drastically, and some that will drastically change and possibly destroy another’s. Just one of […]

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