Outpatient Evaluation and Management of Kidney Related Conditions, such as:
Chronic Kidney Disease
Acute and Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Medical Management and Prevention of Kidney Stones
Diabetic Kidney Disease
Polycystic Kidney Diseases
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Renal Artery Stenosis
Anemia Associated with Kidney Disease
Metabolic Acid-Base Disorders
Vitamin D Deficiency
Nutritional Information and Support to Patient's with Kidney Disease
Diagnosis and Management of Renal Osteodystrophy (Kidney Related Bone Disease)
Supervision and Management of:
Home Dialysis Treatments
Peritoneal Dialysis Training and Support
Kidney Transplant Patients
Preparation of Patients for Kidney Transplantation
Evaluation of Potential Kidney Transplant Donors
Management of the Hospitalized Patient
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
Evaluation and Management of Patients Requiring Plasmapheresis
Acute Hemodialysis and Emergency Hemodialysis in the Hospital
Management of Severe Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders
Evaluation and Management of Hypertensive Crises
Kidney Related Conditions
Basic acid balance disorders are those that affect normal basal balance and cause as a consequence a deviation in blood pH. There are several levels of severity, some of which can result in the death of the subject.
Acute kidney failure
Acute Renal Failure (ARF) is defined as the decreased ability of the kidneys to remove waste nitrogen products, established in hours to days.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) worsens slowly for months or years. You may not notice any symptoms for some time. Loss of function can be so slow that you do not have the symptoms until the kidneys have almost stopped working.
This report was published on April 25, 2010. Hydroelectrolytic disorders of all alterations of body water content or electrolytes in the human body. ... More serious electrolyte disturbances involve abnormalities in sodium, potassium, and / or calcium levels.
End Stage Renal Disease
It is the last stage of chronic kidney disease. This is when your kidneys can no longer meet your body's needs. End-stage renal disease (ESRD).
Progressive glomerulonephritis may lead to chronic renal failure, impaired renal or renal function. If there is a nephrotic syndrome and if you can control it, it is possible that other symptoms can also be controlled.
The presence of blood in the urine, also known as hematuria, is quite common and, in most cases, is not serious. There are two types of hematuria: Microscopic hematuria occurs when blood in the urine (pee) does not see a single view and can only be detected by a urine test.
Excessively high blood pressure on the artery wall. "High blood pressure can lead to strokes and brain hemorrhages"
The terms renal calculus, nephrolithiasis, renal stone and kidney stone refer to the formation of a piece of solid material composed of phosphate and calcium or uric acid sales within the kidney from substances that are in the urine.
Kidney transplantation or kidney transplantation is the transplantation of a kidney in a patient with. Depending on the source of the organ recipient, kidney transplantation is typically classified as the deceased donor (formerly known as cadaveric), as the donor transplant recipient.
Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that put you at risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes. These conditions are: High blood pressure. Glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Elevated blood levels of triglycerides, a type of fats.
Polycystic Kidney Disease
It is a kidney disorder that is transmitted from parents to children. In this disease, multiple cysts are formed in the kidneys, which increases their size.
Pregnancy and Kidney
Pregnancy is a physiological event of the woman that has repercussion on multiple organs and systems and the kidneys are not exempt of those changes. In the present work a review of the subject is made that includes gestural nephropathies, acute and chronic nephritis, lupus nephropathy, diabetes and renal tuberculosis and postpartum hemolytic uremic syndrome, among other renal diseases.
Proteinuria is defined by the presence of proteins in the urine. In adults they refer to a urinary excretion of these higher than 150 mg in 24 hours. It has been used as a marker of renal injury, constituting one of the most important data for the nephrologist.