Kidney function is mainly assessed by the rate at which they filter waste products from blood into urine (glomerular filtration rate – GFR). Measurement of […]
Kidneys are small bean-shaped organs, each about the size of a fist. They are located on either side of the spine at the lowest level of […]
When a patient has kidney function of less than 15% of normal functionality due to irreversible kidney disease and requires dialysis.
Organ donation is the donation of a human organ from a living or dead person to a living recipient in need of that organ.
Kidney problems are more frequently recognized in elderly with increasing life expectancy and awareness. The incidence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM), Hypertension and diseases affecting heart […]
Renal Kidney biopsy is a bedside procedure in which a small piece of tissue is removed from the kidney (using a thin long cutting needle) […]
Hypertension is a medical condition in which blood pressure (BP) is inappropriately high for age and sex.When BP exceeds 140/90mmHg on several occasions with or […]
When a patient has kidney function of less than 15% of normal due to irreversible kidney disease and he requires dialysis, he/she is said to […]
Diabetes Mellitus is a condition wherein the blood sugar is high but it takes quite a toll on all the other organs in the body, […]