Paediatric Nephrology is a branch of medicine that deals with kidney and urinary-related diseases that occur in children of all ages. From infants to teens, there is a range of nephrological disorders that may be acute or chronic in children. Paediatric nephrologists have specialised training of three to four years of experience in diagnosing, treating and managing the different ailments that are related to the kidneys. Manipal Hospitals is providing Paediatric Nephrology in Yeshawanthpur, visit today.
Diseases or conditions treated in Paediatric Nephrology
This unit provides care to kids suffering from any of the kidney-related illnesses listed below,
Kidney failure of one of both kidneys.
Hematuria or the presence of blood in the urine.
Glomerulonephritis or swelling of the glomeruli within the kidneys.
Final stage renal disease.
Hereditary kidney anomalies.
Hereditary anomalies of the urinary tract.
Cystinosis or collection of cysteine.
Focal Segmental Glomerulo Sclerosis (FSGS).
Hereditary cystic kidney disease.
Transplantation of a kidney.
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS).
Prenatal anomalies of the kidneys.
Renal vein thrombosis.
Multicystic dysplastic kidney.
Those children suffering from acute renal failure and the diseases associated with acute renal failure are also treated in this department. The following diseases or conditions are considered.
Acute kidney injury in kids.
Incomplete excretion of molecules like Sodium, Urea, etc.
Newborn Acute kidney injury.
Management of acute kidney injury with prevention.
Children having chronic kidney disease need intensive medical care. Newborn or older kids that have the following chronic kidney diseases of the following intensities are treated.
Complications in paediatric chronic kidney diseases.
Management of paediatric chronic kidney diseases.
Mineral and Bone Disorder associated with chronic paediatric kidney disease.
Paediatric Uremic toxins.
Clinical manifestations of chronic paediatric kidney disease.
Children who are combating chronic renal failure are also managed in this department with the following types of diagnosis.
Kidney replacement therapy in children.
Growth failure in children having chronic kidney disease.
Hemodialysis in children with chronic kidney disease.
Peritoneal dialysis in paediatric chronic kidney disease.
Pathogenesis of children having growth impairment due to chronic kidney disease.
Genetic paediatric disorders are also handled in this department, as specified below,
Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease.
Paediatric autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disorders.
Paediatric autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disorders.
Alport syndrome in kids.
Newborn with congenital nephrotic syndrome.
Pathogenesis of paediatric Nephronophthisis.
Treatment of paediatric Nephronophthisis.
Paediatric nail-patella syndrome.
Management of congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT).
Paediatric primary Hyperoxaluria.
Paediatric renal cystic diseases.
Paediatric renal hypo dysplasia.
Prenatal diagnosis of renal agenesis.
Paediatric anomalies of renal ectopic and fusion types.
Williams syndrome in children.
Children having Glomerular disorders are also treated here. The different types of such disorders that are managed here are as follows,
Treatment of paediatric nephrotic syndrome.
Paediatric proteinuria treatment.
Paediatric oedema treatment.
Management of paediatric microscopic hematuria.
Paediatric glomerular disease.
Paediatric focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Paediatric post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis.
Paediatric idiopathic nephrotic syndrome.
Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome is related to steroid resistance.
When would your child need treatment in Paediatric Nephrology?
Children having problems with respect to kidney transplantation, like complications, immunosuppression, etc., are treated in Paediatric Nephrology. Paediatric urinary anomalies such as gross hematuria, microscopic hematuria and proteinuria are treated too. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and the risk factors such as Vesicoureteral reflux, the prognosis of UTIs, neonatal UTIs, etc., are also treated in this department. Book an appointment at our multi-speciality hospital today.
Different urologic disorders listed below are treated
Bladder exstrophy in neonates.
Bladder dysfunction in children.
Management of Nephrolithiasis in children is also done in this department
Treatment of kidney stones in children.
Prevention of repeated kidney stones in children.
Newborns with Nephrocalcinosis.