Diabetes Mellitus (DM), the commonest form of diabetes can affect kidneys in several ways – it can predispose to urinary tract infection, it can cause […]
Peritoneum is a thin, semipermeable membrane that forms the inner lining of abdominal cavity and keeps the stomach, intestines, liver and other organs in place. […]
Solitary functioning kidney (SFK) may be due to congenital absence of the other kidney, significant disease in the opposite kidney or removal of one kidney […]
Bloodstream infection in a patient having a central line (CL) anytime after day 2 of CL insertion and until a day after CL removal is […]
Kidney function is mainly assessed by the rate at which they filter waste products from blood into urine (glomerular filtration rate – GFR). Measurement of […]
Intravenous Urography is a special x-ray series done after initial screening test like an ultrasound study of the abdomen has reported the presence of some urinary tract abnormality that will need medical intervention.
The glycemic index of a food is a measure of the effect of carbohydrate on blood sugar levels. Foods that can be broken down quickly […]