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Therefore NSAID Nephropathy is damage to the kidney as a result of taking NSAID drugs.
Additional recommended knowledge
Epidemiology is the scientific study of factors affecting the health and illness of individuals and populations
The number of people taking NSAIDs is very high, offsetting low rate per user to high rate per population.
Pathophysiology is the study of the disturbance of normal mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions that a disease causes, or that which causes the disease
Inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis interferes with renal hemodynamics.
PGI2, PGE2 are responsible for:
TXA2 shown to vasoconstrict glomeruli
Clinical features: NSAID-Induced hemodynamic deterioration of Renal Function
Clinical Features: NSAID Associated Tubulointerstitial nephritis
Clinical Features: NSAID associated Hypertension
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