Nephrology Clinic

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Nephrology is the medical specialty which focuses on the treatment of kidney conditions and abnormalities.

Scope of the speciality

Nephrology concerns the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension, and the care of those requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis and renal transplant patients. Many diseases affecting the kidney are systemic disorder not limited to the organ itself, and may require special treatment. Examples include acquired conditions such as systemic vasculitides (eg. ANCA vasculitis) and autoimmune diseases (eg lupus), as well as congenital or genetic conditions such as polycystic kidney disease.

Conditions requiring a nephrologist

Patients are referred to nephrology specialists for various, such as:

  • Acute renal failure, a sudden loss of renal function
  • Chronic kidney disease, declining renal function, usually with an inexorable rise in creatinine
  • Hematuria, blood in the urine
  • Proteinuria, the loss of protein especially albumin in the urine
  • Kidney stones, usually only recurrent stone formers
  • Chronic or recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Hypertension that has failed to respond to multiple forms of anti-hypertensive medication or could have a secondary cause
  • Electrolyte disorders or acid/base imbalance.Laboratory tests are almost always aimed at : urea, creatinine, electrolytes, and urinalysis, which is frequently the key test in suggesting a diagnosis.

 

Nephrology – Dr. Krishnakumar

1. Introduction to Specialty

Diabetic and hypertension are prone for kidney failure. a patient who takes over the counter durgs are prone for kidney disease. protect your kidneys with prompt bp & blood sugar control.

2. Services Offered

Kidney disease management

Haemodialysis

Renal biopsy

Renal transplantation in future

3. Unique skills & interest

Management & prevention of kidney failure

Retard the progression of renal failure in chronic kidney disease

4. What you would share to society as holistic specialty care?

Detection & prevention of kidney disease in the society helps in maintaining good kidney health.

 

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