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Renal Sciences

Overview

Department of Renal Sciences, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

The treatment and diagnosis of kidney diseases by a specialty of medicine and pediatric medicine is called nephrology. A nephrologist is the specialist who treats kidney-related disorders.

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals in India, located in Chennai that offers a wide range of services to patients for diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and disorders. The Nephrology Department seeks to fuse together expertise, research and finest technologies to provide comprehensive and individually-tailored treatment plans.

As one of the best hospitals for treatment of kidney diseases in India, located in Chennai, we use well maintained instruments and machines required for the nephrology lab and the patients are treated with advanced therapies. Even though the conditions may be critical, the department is staffed with trained technicians and physicians who provide the best treatment possible.

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers the following treatment for kidney diseases:

  • Kidney transplant
  • Reconstructive urology
  • Neuro urology treatments
  • Kidney diseases
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Uric acid nephropathy
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease

We at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai understand the importance of your problem and provide you with the best of services in the present day.

 

Why choose Gleneagles Global Health City, for treating Kidney dieases?

We are amongst the best hospitals for treatment of kidney diseases in India, located in Chennai with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. Our facility is well furnished with the latest technology machines to provide the best of service and care to victims.

Why choose Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai?

  • Excellent Doctors

Meet with our team of highly skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable doctors, who aim to be there for you when you need them the most. We strive hard to offer a healthy tomorrow to most of our patients, and we achieve this with the support of our amazing staff.

  • State-of-the-art Infrastructure

We have streamlined processes, advanced technologies, world-class infrastructure, and are specialized and interdisciplinary care. We also aim to meet every patient's health needs, and are perennially committed to your well-being.

  • Cutting-edge Technology

At Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai we are keen on providing global access to advanced healthcare. Our facility is equipped with high-precision technologies and top gadgets that gives you a world class healthcare experience. Our commitment to personalized care matches our exceptional medical expertise.

Diagnosis of Kidney Dieases

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for nephrology in India, located in Chennai. We have top nephrology specialists that help in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases to get the right diagnosis for diseases like kidney diseases, conditions and disorders.

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers the following diagnosis for kidney diseases:

  • Urinalysis

A test of your urine is called a urinalysis or urine analysis helps to find and manage a wide range of disorders or diseases like urinary tract infections, kidney disease and diabetes.

  • Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)

A test used to check the proper functioning of the kidney is known as Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR). It is used to determine how much blood passes through the glomeruli each minute.

  • Ultrasound scanning

With the use of high-frequency sound waves, an ultrasound scan creates images of the inside of the body.

  • MR angiography

With the use of a powerful magnetic field, radio waves and a computer, MR angiography (MRA) evaluates blood vessels and helps to identify abnormalities.

  • Renal biopsy

A procedure which is used to extract kidney tissue for laboratory analysis is called a renal biopsy. With this test the doctor can identify the type of kidney disease you have and the best possible treatment for it.

  • Intravenous urography (IVU)

With the help of this radiological procedure, the doctor can visualize abnormalities of the urinary system, including the kidneys, ureters and bladder. It is also known as an intravenous urogram.

  • Scintigraphy

A technique to obtain an image of a bodily organ or a record of its functioning by the help of a scintillation counter or similar detector is used with a radioactive tracer.

  • Renal Arteriography

This is a unique type of x-ray which shows the blood vessels of the kidneys.

Treatment of Kidney Dieases

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for the treatment of kidney stones, prostate cancer, enlarged prostate, kidney failure, chronic nephropathy, and other chronic kidney diseases in India, located in Chennai. We have a few of the best nephrology doctors that specialize in care of this disease. These specialists perform medical and surgical nephrology procedures, and often deal with advanced forms of kidney disease in patients.

What are the different diseases/conditions treated by the Institute of Renal Sciences?

  • Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are hard deposits of acid salts and minerals, and tend to stick together in concentrated urine. They don’t cause permanent damage but can be painful when passing through the urinary tract. Severe pain, usually in the side of the abdomen is the most common symptom which is often associated with nausea. Read more

  • Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that develops in a small walnut-sized gland called the prostate gland. Prostate cancer could cause difficulty with urination, but in some cases there are no symptoms at all. Read more

  • Enlarged Prostate

When the small walnut-sized gland grows bigger it is known as an enlarged prostate. It usually occurs when you grow old. It may cause difficulty with urination. Read more

  • Kidney Failure

When your kidney loses the ability to sufficiently filter waste from your blood, it causes kidney failure. Chronic kidney disease and Acute renal failure are the most common types of kidney failure.

  • Chronic Nephropathy

It causes your kidneys to gradually stop functioning. Chronic nephropathy makes your kidneys lose their filtering ability due to IgA deposits which builds up waste products quickly in your blood.

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) means When your kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood the way they should it causes chronic kidney disease. This damage will lead to wastes building up in your body.

  • Kidney Infection

Kidney infection is caused due to bacteria which causes inflammation of the kidney. Bacteria first infects the bladder or the urethra which then spreads to one of the kidneys.

  • Glomerulonephritis

Inflammation of the tiny filters in your kidneys is caused by glomerulonephritis. Hypertension is one the symptoms for glomerulonephritis. Read more

  • Kidney Cysts

These are fluid-filled sacs that can form in one or both of your kidneys.

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetes may cause diabetic nephropathy to damage the kidney. Diabetes causes high blood glucose levels that can damage the part of the kidneys that filters your blood. Read more

Top Urologists, Nephrologists, Kidney Transplant Surgeons in Chennai

The treatment and diagnosis of kidney diseases is called nephrology. Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for treatment of kidney diseases in India, located in Chennai which offers comprehensive treatment and care for all kidney diseases. Our department has a few of the best facilities for the treatment of kidney conditions with excellent diagnostic methods and infrastructure.

We have a few of the best nephrologists in India, located in Chennai for treating kidney diseases. We specialize in diagnosing and treating kidney diseases and conditions, and aim to provide healthy and quick recovery for all the patients.

Dr Muruganandham K

MBBS, MS, DNB, MCh, FMAS

HOD and Senior Consultant

Dr MuthuKumar P

M.B.B.S, M.D, D.M

Senior Consultant

We are with you in your journey to better health

A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.

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