PRK Hospitals offers comprehensive nephrology services with the well expertise doctors who can handle complex Kidney related issues. We have an efficient team of kidney transplant specialists, nephrologists, urologists and the technical expertise who can handle the challenges in conducting multiple lifesaving procedures. At PRK Hospitals we offer the most advanced diagnostics, comprehensive pre-operative evaluation and dialysis support. We take pride in our team efforts in providing superior quality care.
In this sedentary lifestyle with the unhealthy diet people are facing kidney related issues primarily. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and acute kidney injury are on the rise worldwide according to the reports. We at PRK Hospitals are committed to offer top notch services for both adult and paediatric kidney disease.
What is Nephrology?
Nephrology is the study of normal kidney function and kidney diseases and a branch of medicine that deals with Kidney problems. Nephrologists may further sub-specialize in dialysis, kidney transplantation, chronic kidney disease, cancer-related kidney diseases (Onconephrology), procedural nephrology or other non-nephrology areas as described above.
Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disorder where body is tends to lose more protein through urine. Here are some symptoms of nephrotic syndrome:
- Severe swelling around eyes
- Foamy urine
- Weight gain
- Loss of appetite
Nephrologists usually work individually or in a group or provide in-hospital consultation. Nephrology is specially focusing to maintain healthy kidney functioning. Kidney treatments that nephrologists perform are removing waste fluid from blood, maintaining body electrolyte balance, releasing hormones managing the blood pressure.
Primary care will prevent the disease at the early stages says nephrologists. This primary care will help diagnose process easy and simplify the treatment for severe kidney conditions.
Nephrologists treat the below mentioned issues:
- Blood in urine
- Chronic kidney disease
- Kidney infections
- Kidney cancer
- Polycystic uremic syndrome
- Renal artery stenosis
- End stage kidney disease
- Kidney failure both acute and chronic
- High blood pressure
- Autoimmune conditions
Dr. Srinayan Katari
MBBS. MD(Gen. Medicine), DNB (Nephrology), Consultant Nephrologist.