Printer friendly

What does HF stand for?

HF stands for Hyperfiltration

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

See other definitions of HF

Other Resources:
We have 39 other meanings of HF in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

Stages of diabetic nephropathy Stage GFR Albuminuria Glomerular Elevated (25 - 50%) Absent hyperfiltration Clinical latency High normal Absent Incipient nephropathy Normal (may be 20 - 200 (microalbuminuria) slightly reduced) [micro]g/min (30 - 300 mg/day) Overt nephropathy Reduced >200 [micro]g/min (macroalbuminuria) (>300 mg/day) ESRF Reduced Massive Time course from Stage Blood pressure diagnosis (yrs) Glomerular Normal At diagnosis hyperfiltration Clinical latency Normal Variable (0 - 5) Incipient nephropathy Normal to 5 - 15 (microalbuminuria) slightly elevated Overt nephropathy (macroalbuminuria) Elevated 10 - 15 ESRF Elevated 15 - 30 RAAS blockade RAAS is a major pathway (Fig.
Combining an ARB with a dihydropyridine CCB (amlodipine) can reduce peripheral edema (39), a common adverse effect of this CCB class believed to be caused by preferential arteriolar vasodilation and subsequent increased capillary permeability, leading to fluid hyperfiltration and dependent edema (40).