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World Kidney Day 2021

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World Kidney Day “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” - Mahatma Gandhi As an advocate of wellness and global health consciousness of kidney and kidney related diseases, World Kidney Day is an epitome of this very thought of Mahatma Gandhi. Celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March,...

Arterio-Venous fistula

Arterio-Venous fistula
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How better is Arterio-Venous fistula for dialysis? Arterio-Venous fistula or AV fistula is the surgical link connecting an artery and a vein and it is made by a vascular surgeon. This connection usually happens in the arm, but if this can be even positioned in the leg. In the case of extended or long-term...

Dialysis

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What is Dialysis?  Dialysis is an artificial way of filtering and purifying blood with the help of a dialysis machine. It is a treatment widely used for patients with kidney failure. This procedure is also popular by the name of Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT), as it replaces the kidneys and performs their functions. Additionally, this procedure helps...

Kidney Stones: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, & Prevention

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Kidney stone also known as nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis, is so common among grown-ups Generally, men are more affected by kidney stone compared to women, as it is found that by the age of 70 years, 19% of men and 9% of women are diagnosed by this ailment However, there is no need for the people to...

What is Peritoneal dialysis?

Peritoneal dialysis
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When a patient of chronic kidney disease (CKD) progress from CKD stage 1 to CKD stage 5 then patient needs dialysis other than medicines. Dialysis is a way to remove waste products from the blood when kidneys fail to perform their job adequately. Under this, the blood is filtered differently than the common blood-filtering...

What is Glomerular Disease?

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Basics of Glomerular Disease What is Glomerular Disease? Glomerular disease is an ailment that disturbs normal functioning of the kidneys. As we all know, kidneys are one of the most critical human organs. These are part of the urinary tract system, and it is the organ that produces urine in our body. There are two kidneys...