Nephrology

Nephrology Specialist Hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab

What is Nephrology

Nephrology is a review of the natural operation of the kidneys as well as the diagnosis of associated diseases. Our Kidneys are essential for the removal of waste products and excess water from the body. These are often essential for the maintenance of fluid consumption, electrolytes that can be affected by a broad variety of diseases or medicines.
RNephrology deals with both diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, including hypertension and electrolyte disturbances. It also offers services to persons who need renal replacement treatment, including dialysis and renal transplantation.

Certain diseases cannot only affect the kidney but also affect your other organs and need a special type of treatment. These are-:

  • Systemic vasculitides
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Genetic conditions like polycystic kidney disease.

Patients usually go to the best Kidney surgery hospital in India to meet nephrology experts, only after a urinalysis. Several reasons behind this condition are-:

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Acute kidney failure
  • Kidney stones
  • Hematuria
  • Proteinuria hypertension
  • Disorders of electrolytes or acid/base.

Role of A Nephrologist

Nephrologists are kidney physicians who work in the diagnosis and prevention of kidney or kidney associated diseases. In addition, these disorders contain infectious conditions, blood pressure, kidney cancers, diabetic nephropathy, and so on. Nephrology needs a special type of training in order to become a specialist with a great deal of knowledge and advanced skills.

In addition, nephrologists at a kidney hospital engage in certain kidney problems such as-:

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Dialysis
  • Cancer-related kidney failure or onconephrology.
  • Recurrent kidney disorder
  • Surgical nephrology or other non-nephrology fields.

Some of the procedures that a nephrologist may perform include native renal and transplantation renal biopsy, dialysis access insertion like Tunneled vascular access lines, temporary vascular access lines, & peritoneal dialysis access lines, and fistula management.

Diseases Under the Branch of Nephrology

As we told you earlier, there are several diseases under the branch of nephrology. Some other are-:

  • Renal Transplantations
  • Urine abnormalities including excessive sugar, blood, crystals, protein, and casts.
  • Renal failure can be sudden and long-term or chronic.
  • Glomerular problems that affect your tiny filtering systems of the kidneys.
  • Bladder and urethra problems
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney infections
  • Dialysis and its long-term complications.
  • Kidney and bladder stones
  • Acid-base imbalances
  • When medications baldy affects your kidneys
  • Effects of diseases such as hypertension and diabetes.
  • Nephrotic syndrome and nephritis
  • Autoimmune diseases including lupus and autoimmune vasculitis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Renal vascular diseases.
  • Polycystic kidneys diseases such as large cysts or fluid-filled sacs in the kidney.
  • Tubulointerstitial diseases because this affects the kidney’s tubules.

In case, you are suffering from any one of the above-mentioned diseases, and struggling to get rid of them, then you must visit our hospital.

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