Kidneys are an important part of the body, they are one of the most vital organs for detoxifying your body, maintaining your electrolyte balance, blood pressure, etc. Age, lifestyle, physical activity or lack of it are all factors that impact kidney health. The gradual loss of kidney function results in kidney disease. Nephrology is a speciality of medicine that focuses on the management of kidney diseases. At the Centre of Excellence Renal sciences department at Manipal Hospitals, our specialised team of Nephrologists, Urologists Interventional Nephrology Radiologist and kidney transplant surgeons, who work together to diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of kidney-related conditions in the best possible way. In the treatment of unique kidney conditions which may require a kidney transplant, our quaternary care experts are equipped to handle the most delicate cases effectively.
Backed by outstanding nephrologists and urologists of the highest calibre in their specialised domain, the nephrology unit employs a keen multidisciplinary approach to addressing complex kidney procedures.
At the Centre of Excellence Renal sciences department at Manipal Hospitals, our specialised team of Nephrologists, Urologists Interventional Nephrology Radiologist and kidney transplant surgeons work together to diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of kidney-related conditions in the best possible way. In the treatment of unique kidney conditions which may require a kidney transplant, our quaternary care experts are equipped to handle the most delicate cases effectively.
Infection of the bladder and kidneys is a common cause of seeking medical advice. by Escherichia coli or E. coli is the leading cause of UTI and are treated using lifestyle modifications and certain medications.
Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer and is caused by genetic mutations in the cell’s DNA. Total/radical or partial nephrectomy is performed to remove the tumour growth. Non-surgical treatments include cryoablation (cancer cells are frozen) and radiofrequency ablation (cancer cells are burned).
Also called chronic kidney failure, CKD is a progressive, irreversible loss of kidney function that can occur over time. Timely diagnosis and treatment may prevent the progression of the disease. The disease is diagnosed using certain blood and urine investigations, imaging tests like ultrasound, and at times kidney biopsy to determine the cause and…
AKI occurs in patients with previously normal kidney function as a result of low blood pressure or toxins that can cause damage to the kidney. It is usually reversible if appropriate and timely treatment is given.
It is a genetic disorder, in which cysts or fluid-filled sacs are formed in the kidney and impair its functions. The most common treatments include medications to control blood pressure; haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis; or kidney transplantation.
In this procedure, the surgeon takes a healthy kidney from a deceased or living donor and transplants it into a patient whose kidneys have failed.
Autoimmunity may result in kidney injury and cause auto-immune diseases like anti-glomerular basement membrane disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, etc.
It is the process of gradually replacing damaged or diseased kidneys, first through dialysis and eventually through a kidney transplant. A dialysis machine serves as a temporary replacement for a damaged kidney, allowing the blood in the body to go directly into the machine to be filtered mechanically.
Also called nephrolithiasis, renal calculi, or urolithiasis. Stones in the kidney form, when your urine has high minerals such as calcium, oxalates, or uric acid, that form hard deposits inside your kidney and urinary tract. Diagnostic tests include blood and urine investigations, imaging tests. Smaller stones are removed using certain medications…
Manipal Hospitals strives to provide best quality, personalized care to all its patients. The care provided at the Department of Renal Sciences is a testament to the commitment at Manipal Hospitals. Reach out to us to learn more about renal problems and book an appointment with one of our nephrological and urological specialists today