There are a number of cases of people either waiting for a kidney donor or receiving one after years of wait. But, while the gesture is one of the most humanitarian one that a person can make, people often shy away from donating based on the fear that their life will be forever changed after […]Read more "Reality check: Busted myths about kidney donation"
Kidney Removal is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of a kidney. The Kidney Removal procedure involves a kidney, the surrounding blood vessels attached to the kidney, and ureters. The ureter is a tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder. A kidney removal procedure is also known as Nephrectomy, Partial Nephrectomy […]Read more "Kidney Removal Surgery: The procedure, risks, complications, reasons, preparations"
Kidneys are amongst vital organs which perform multiple functions in the body. These bean shaped organs extract harmful toxins from the blood, maintain body fluid, and produce urine. Kidneys are located in the upper abdominal cavity, opposite to each other on both the sides of the spine. Though there are two kidneys, but people can […]Read more "World Kidney Day: Take Care of Your Kidneys"
Kidney problems are very common in children. Unlike heart, lung and liver diseases, kidney diseases do not cause any signs until most of the functionality is lost and diagnosis is often made late. Therefore, it is very important for every parent to notice any signs or symptoms of kidney disease in their children. Signs and symptoms […]Read more "All you need to know about kidney diseases in children"