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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.

Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures