Kidney failure

How To Pick The Symptoms Of Chronic Kidney Failure?

By Dr. Tauhidul Alam Choudhury, Nephrology Chronic kidney disease, which is also known as chronic kidney failure, may be defined as the slowdown of kidney functions and its eventual failure. Generally, one experiences very few symptoms during the early stages of chronic kidney failure. But as the condition worsens, the symptoms become…

Kidney Transplant – Know Its Procedure and Life Expectancy!

21 By Dr. Sunil Prakash, Nephrology, 21A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure in which a kidney from a live or a deceased person is placed into a person whose kidneys are not functioning properly. A kidney transplant is usually the treatment adopted for end-stage kidney disease. For a person afflicted with…

When To Suspect Kidney Disease And Why It Is Important To Visit A Specialist?

By Dr. Amit Agarwal, Pediatrics The kidney is a vital organ of the body that helps in filtering the wastes out of the blood. In the case of a kidney ailment, the wastes build up in the blood (as the functioning of the kidney is affected). Unfortunately, many times, the chronic…

Causes and Symptoms Of Chronic Kidney Disease

By Dr. Yogesh Kumar Chhabra, Nephrology Chronic kidney disease, which is also known as chronic kidney failure, may be defined as the slowdown of kidney functions and its eventual failure. Generally, one experiences very few symptoms during the early stages of chronic kidney failure. But as the condition worsens, the symptoms…

Know Everything About Kidney Transplant

By Dr. Yogesh Kumar Chhabra, Nephrology Kidney transplant surgery is a surgical procedure to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy donated one. The function of the kidneys is to remove wastes from the body and maintain electrolyte balance. When the kidney loses its ability to filter out the wastes, it…

Chronic Kidney Disease: Know Its Symptoms!

  By Dr. Sudeep Singh Sachdev , Nephrology Chronic kidney disease, which is also known as chronic kidney failure, may be defined as the slowdown of kidney functions and its eventual failure. Generally, one experiences very few symptoms during the early stages of chronic kidney failure. But as the condition worsens, the symptoms…

Chronic Kidney Disease: What Causes It?

By Dr. Deepak Sharma , Nephrology Chronic kidney disease, which is also known as chronic kidney failure, may be defined as the slowdown of kidney functions and its eventual failure. Generally, one experiences very few symptoms during the early stages of chronic kidney failure. But as the condition worsens, the symptoms become…

Kidney Failure: When Should You Start Dialysis?

By Dr Ashok Sarin , Nephrology Kidneys are a pair of organs that are located on either side of the spine, each about a size of a fist. The kidneys help in purifying blood by removing toxins, waste materials and excess fluids from the human body. Disorders and dysfunctions of…