Medical Dictionary: ESRD

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ESRD: Another name for End-stage renal disease.
ESRD (condition): Final stage of total kidney failure.

ESRD: Renal failure is any acute or chronic loss of kidney function and is the term used when some kidney function remains. ESRD is total, or nearly total, and permanent kidney failure. 1

More information on medical condition: End-stage renal disease:

1. excerpt from Glomerular Diseases: NIDDK

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