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Nephrology

nephrology

Nephrology is  a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney. 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. It deals with acute and chronic renal diseases and problems due to diabetes mellitus, hypertension, stones, infections, hereditary illnesses and poisons.
Functions of the Kidney: The kidneys have several important functions in the body.
Waste Excretion :They filter wastes from your bloodstream and maintain the balance of electrolytes in your body.
Remove Chemicals and  Toxins :
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They eliminate these substances and excess water as urine.
» Acid-base homeostasis
» Blood pressure regulation
» Hormone Secretion
» Conditions treated under General Nephrology at Fortis Hospitals
» Acute renal failure, a sudden loss of renal function

Chronic Renal Failure is irreversible kidney failure. The causes for chronic renal failure are diabetes mellitus (the most common cause), hypertension, long-term usage of painkillers, certain genetic diseases, 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 , 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

The Department of Nephrology at Suyash Superspeciality Hospital is equipped with advanced facilities for management of all kidney diseases. Team of highly qualified doctors and medical practitioners supports the department with specialization in the subject. Suyash Superspeciality Hospital is known for delivering high quality routine nephrology services for evaluation of renal function in both the inpatient as well as outpatients patients settings.

Services at Suyash Superspeciality Hospital:
Kidney Dialysis : We offer the full spectrum of outpatient and inpatient dialysis services including:
» Intermittent and chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
» Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration and hemodialysis.
» Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration.
» Charcoal hemoperfusion.
» Slow continuous ultrafiltration.

 

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The Department of
Nephrology