International Journal of
Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Genet. Mol. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9863
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJGMB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 131

Review

Uraemic neuropathy: A review

Basilio Vagner Ramírez1,2* and Paula Andrea Bustamante Gómez3
  1Clinical Neurology Specialist, Neurology Division Director, Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital, Medellín, Colombia. 2Clinical Neurology, School of Medicine, Pontifical Bolivarian University and CES University, Medellín, Colombia. 3Physician Pontifical Bolivarian University, General Physician, Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital, Medellín, Colombia.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 21 December 2011
  •  Published: 30 December 2011

Abstract

 

Uraemic neuropathy is an increasingly common condition, it is therefore important to understand its pathophysiology as well as its clinical manifestations. The objective of this study is to make a clear diagnostic approach and to provide treatment following the patient’s condition.

 

Key words: Uraemia, dialysis, renal transplantation, kidney failure, chronic kidney disease (CKD)