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The prognosis for kidney failure varies considerably from patient to patient, and is based primarily on the underlying cause of the complication, according to the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic. Early diagnosis and ... More »

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Wegener's granulomatosis is a condition that causes inflammation of the blood vessels, and if left untreated, can cause kidney failure due to the reduction in blood supply. With early diagnosis and treatment, the prognos... More »

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According to the American Thoracic Society, organ failure is caused by various factors and conditions, including loss of blood, poisoning, serious trauma, drugs, leukemia and acute illnesses. Organ failure can occur with... More »

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The prognosis for Barrett's esophagus, a complication of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is good, as few people who develop the disorder contract esophageal cancer, reports WebMD. A number of treatment options ... More »

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Renal failure or dysfunction, also referred to as renal insufficiency or kidney failure, is a condition whereby the kidneys fail to filter toxic and waste materials from the body, according to WebMD. The two forms of ren... More »

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Renal failure, also known as kidney failure, is when the kidneys shut down and require invasive treatment in order to function, reports the American Kidney Fund. Kidney failure can occur slowly over time, or it can occur... More »

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Simple kidney cysts are generally harmless, while cysts associated with polycystic kidney disease can be dangerous and have the potential to lead to kidney failure, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Irregular ... More »

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