Nephrology is the branch under the subspecialties of internal medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of renal or kidney-related diseases.
A human body comprises two kidneys – the bean-shaped organs which are located on either side in the retroperitoneal space.
- Glomerular complications affecting the tiny filtering systems of the kidneys.
- Acute, long-term, sudden, or chronic renal failure.
Amyloidosis: This disease is characterized by amyloids or the abnormal growth of protein in different parts of the body.
Diabetic Kidney Disorder: The long-standing complications of diabetes also contribute to kidney diseases and can be one of the prominent causes of kidney failure.
Hypertension (Chronic Hypertension): It refers to a consistent increase in blood pressure levels. This condition affects different body organs.
* Loss of appetite
* Trouble in concentrating
* Unexplained memory problems, confusion, or trouble focusing.
* Pain or stiffness in the joints
* Unexplained blood pressure
The state-of-the-art dialysis unit with the latest equipment and facilities for nephrology treatment at Vinita Health Hospital.
During peritoneal dialysis, a fluid called dialysate is injected into the peritoneal or abdominal cavity using a catheter.
The MARS (Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System) therapy is based on the concept of albumin dialysis.
Patients who are critically ill are prone to have a high metabolic rate as their bodies try to recover from the disease.
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
Patients with kidney failure have to undergo dialysis or a kidney transplantation. It requires frequent visits to the best nephrology hospital in Chennai for treatments.
Combined Liver & Kidney Transplant and Kidney Biopsy
Combined liver and kidney transplantation are usually done in patients with cirrhosis and other associated kidney diseases.
During a kidney biopsy, the nephrologist in Chennai will collect samples of the kidney for checking in great detail under special microscopes.