Correlation of Medical Anamnesis with Current Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Receiving Hemodialysis: A Retrospective Study of Causative and Exacerbating Factors from Homeopathic Point of View
Keywords:Chronic diseases, Chronic kidney disease, Pathophysiologic mechanisms, Homeopathy.
Background: Chronic diseases are illnesses or health conditions thatÂ are persistent and have long-term effects on the physical status of theÂ human body. The manifestation of a chronic disease is the result ofÂ coexistence of multiple chronic diseases. Especially, the chronic kidneyÂ disease (CKD) is a representative chronic syndrome of multifactorialÂ affair, characterized by a gradual progression.
Methods: This study considered 81 patients with CKD and investigated the correlation between the disease and the patients' demographics, anamnesis, and clinical presentation, as well as the potentialÂ relationship between the disease and other illnesses.
Results: A signifiant number of diseases can lead to the manifestation of CKD, and notably, many of them are idiopathic. However,Â despite the rapid development in medical science and pharmaceuticalÂ technology and a plethora of research trials, there is a lack of abilityÂ to identify and analyze the causes and pathophysiologic mechanismsÂ that are responsible for the manifestation of CKD.
Conclusions: This retrospective study investigates the factors thatÂ may play a role in the manifestation of CKD through the knowledgeÂ and research of both conventional medicine and homeopathy.
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