Dialysis Management (Acute and Chronic)
The treatment and management of patients requiring renal replacement therapy
A kidney biopsy, also called renal biopsy, is a procedure to remove a small piece of kidney tissue so that it can be examined under a microscope for signs of damage or disease.
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Chronic Kidney Disease Management
Common condition that effects the kidney's ability to filter waste and other substances from the body. This condition is
especially common in individuals with high blood pressure, diabetes, and autoimmune disorders. This condition can be
managed in multiple manners such as diet and medication.
End Stage Renal Disease Management
The final stage of Chronic Kidney Disease in which a patient requires either dialysis or renal transplant therapy in order to survive.
Acute Kidney Injury
Sudden loss of kidney function due to injury, side effect of mediations or infection.
Polycystic Kidney Disease Management
Kidney disease which involves the development of cysts around the kidneys. This commonly a genetic kidney disorder.
Vascular Access Placement/Management
Placement and maintenance of access necessary for dialysis treatment
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Post Kidney Transplant Management
The replacement of a damaged kidney with a functioning kidney thereby eliminating the need for dialysis. However, medical management is
still required in order to monitor the medication necessary for the suppression of the immune system.
The diagnosis and management of anemia (low red blood cells) due to Chronic Kidney Disease
Diabetes Mellitus Evaluation and Management
The term "diabetes mellitus" refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Diabetes
can cause damage to the filtering system of the kidneys thus causing kidney damage which can result in the need for dialysis.
Management of elevated cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood
Treatment for electrolyte disorders depends on the type and underlying cause of the condition, but may include dietary changes,
stopping certain medications or electrolyte replacement therapy, which can be administered either orally or intravenously.
Hemodialysis may also be used to treat these conditions and reduce potassium levels in patients with impaired kidney function.