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  1. Postrenal Acute Kidney Injury
  2. Medicines That Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury
  3. Acute Kidney Injury Discusses acute kidney injury (which used to be called acute renalfailure), which means your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Includes prerenal acute kidney injury. Covers causes like kidney or liver disease. Includes symptoms like little urine (oliguria) when you urinate. Covers dialysis.
  4. Chronic Kidney Disease Discusses chronic kidney disease (also called chronic renalfailure), which means your kidneys don't work the way they should. Discusses dialysis. Covers treating diabetes and high blood pressure, which cause most cases of chronic kidney disease.
  5. Vascular Access Failure
  6. Kidney Failure: Should I Start Dialysis? Guides through decision whether to start kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  7. Kidney Failure: When Should I Start Dialysis? Discusses the decision about when to start dialysis. Includes what kidney failure is, the treatment for it, and reasons why you might or might not want to start dialysis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  8. Kidney Failure: What Type of Dialysis Should I Have? Guides through decision about what type of dialysis to have for kidney failure. Explains the two basic types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  9. Prerenal Acute Kidney Injury
  10. Kidney Disease: Changing Your Diet Discusses changing your diet to help protect your kidneys when you have kidney disease. Gives general ideas about how to follow the diet your doctor or dietitian recommends. Covers restricting salt (sodium), protein, phosphorus, and potassium.
  11. Peritoneal Dialysis Discusses peritoneal dialysis. Covers having a catheter and using dialysate solution. Discusses hemodialysis. Looks at what to expect after treatment, how well it works, and risks.
  12. Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis? Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  13. Uremia
  14. Hemodialysis Discusses process of hemodialysis when chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury cause kidneys to lose ability to remove waste and extra fluid. Covers fistulas and grafts. Looks at what to expect after treatment. Discusses peritoneal dialysis.
  15. Kidney Transplant Discusses surgery to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy one. Explains what a living donor is. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to picture of kidney transplant. Links to more in-depth info on organ transplant.
  16. Acute Kidney Injury Versus Chronic Kidney Disease
  17. Hemodialysis Compared to Peritoneal Dialysis
  18. Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease
  19. Kidney Disease: Medicines to Avoid
  20. Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
  21. Dialysis: Measuring How Well It Works
  22. Intrinsic Acute Kidney Injury
  23. Home Test for Protein in Urine

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