Bilateral renal parenchymal disease reported on ultrasound scan. What next?

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This is a common situation that I as a nephrologist face. An apparently healthy person who recently underwent an “executive” health check-up and was found to have “bilateral renal parenchymal disease- grade1” on the ultrasound scan. Everything else is perfectly normal. The only problem is that the “apparently” healthy person is now extremely anxious with …

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Nephrology vs Urology : What is the difference between them?

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Urology and Nephrology both deal with the study of the urinary tract and its diseases. So when you are told to have a “kidney problem”, you may become confused about which specialist to consult. At Dharma Kidney Care, where we provide nephrology services in Bangalore, we routinely get a lot of inquiries from patients who actually need to see a urologist.  This article aims to answer a very simple question you may have in such a situation….

State Of The Art Kidney Failure treatment From Dharma Kidney Care

Kidneys are the human organs on either side of the spine, below the ribs. Chronic kidney failure prevents them from performing most of its important functions such as filtering the waste from the blood and expelling it through urine, keeping the electrolytes at normal range, modulating the blood pressure, contributing strength to the bones and …

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Vaccination in adults : Protect yourself from severe infections

Vaccination in adults is almost always neglected in India. This needs to change Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop immunity to a disease causing germ. While the importance of vaccination in children is well understood, vaccination in adults is almost always neglected. This results …

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High Flux Dialysis in Bangalore

Dialysis in Bangalore : Introducing high flux dialysis and its benefits Type of Dialysis While dialysis in Bangalore has been performed for almost 35 years now, it is in the last 10 years that the number of patients and also dialysis centers has increased exponentially. There are two type of of dialysis hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. …

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Diabetic Kidney Disease – 7 Tips To Take Care in 2017

Diabetics are at very high risk for chronic kidney disease. Diabetic kidney disease is the cause of kidney failure in one third of people on dialysis. 30-40 % of diabetics will develop some form of kidney disease over time.The kidney education section of this website has some information on chronic kidney disease and this page …

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