Kidney Disease Center—End Stage Renal Disease
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End Stage Renal Disease

General Overview
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) refers to a permanent condition in which the kidneys are no longer able to filter waste from the blood. As the wastes build up, the tiny filters in the kidneys (nephrons) continue to lose their filtering ability.

InDepth
Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
Living With ESRD

 
Resources
National Kidney Foundation

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases




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