Nephrology Treatment in Pune

Meet Best Kidney Specialist in Pune at Ace Hospital

Ace Hospital is fortunate enough to have some of the expert nephrologists, who are trained to treat patients over a wide range of acute and chronic kidney diseases.

Nephrology is a branch of medicine that deals with the health, functioning and diseases after kidneys. It incorporates reliable medication to treat minor damages, dietary alterations to revamp kidney’s functioning and surgeries in certain cases to get the rid of diseases.

With a highly qualified and competent team of transplant specialists and nephrologists, we assure comprehensive, life-saving treatments to all transplant patients. Relying on best of the technology excessive, the entire procedure here is endorsed with excellent pre and post-operative care to ensure speedy recovery of patients with minimum chances of infection.

Nephrology Diseases

Kidneys act as a filter to discharge excess fluids and other wastes produced in the blood. Severe kidney disease or gradual loss of kidney functioning can lead to threatening amounts of waste and can lead to dangerous health complications. The major causes generally witnessed for inoperative kidneys include high cholesterol, hypertension, prolonged use of drugs, obesity, diabetes and a family history Of Kidney Diseases.

  • Glomerular disorders
  • Urine abnormalities
  • Tubulointerstitial diseases
  • Renal vascular diseases
  • Renal failure
  • Kidney infections
  • Effects of diabetes and high blood pressure on kidneys
  • Acid-base and electrolyte disturbances
  • Multiple effects of drugs and toxins on the kidneys
  • Dialysis and its long term complications
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Polycystic kidney Related Diseases

Specialties of Nephrology Department at Ace Hospital

Chronic kidney disease can disturb the functioning of several other parts of the body. The symptoms of kidney disease are not quite evident until the situation has worsened and treating it appropriately becomes a necessity. Nephrologists at Ace Hospital are experienced in their field and are thoroughly equipped with deep knowledge of Renal Diseases for the Best Possible Treatment. As a premium Renal specialist hospital, we take it as our paramount duty to ensure the best treatment even for the most complex kidney problems such as

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Blood or protein in the urine
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Haemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney failure
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Renal, ureter & bladder
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Interstitial nephritis

Treatments and Services Available at Nephrology Department - Ace Hospital

The Department of Nephrology at ACE Hospital offers the most qualified professionals and the most effective protocols to treat all forms of acute and chronic renal disorders. Within the ambit of this department, we possess OPDs and special medical wards for patients undergoing treatment. Further, there is a separate Kidney Transplant ICU and medical ICU pertaining to the best of technologies and premium equipment to serve our patients.

  • Haemodialysis
  • Kidney transplant
  • Physical examination with Blood tests, urine analysis
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Renal biopsy
  • Intravenous urography (IVU) MCU RGP IVP,USG, RENA LDOPPLER
  • Renal Angiography

Why Choose Kidney Specialists at Nephrology Department in Ace Hospital?

At ACE we gather the best of ancient and modern treatments to further diagnose the patients with all of the knowledge we have acquired and the finest of technology at hand. After a thorough analysis of the patient’s condition, personalized care is designed to ensure positive results. Our expertise involves routine dialysis, removal of kidney stones, hypertension as well as severe cases of renal replacement therapies, renal denervation and kidney cancer.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Nephrology or Kidney Diseases

What are the Symptoms of Kidney Diseases?

Though the symptoms of kidney disease are not apparent unless some serious damage is done. However, some probable signs indicating renal failure should not be ignored:

  • Anaemia
  • Headaches
  • Passing less urine
  • Changes in urine colour
  • Upset stomach
  • Feeling faint and dizzy
  • Itching of the skin
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle cramps
  • Swelling of the face
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Sleep problems
  • Urinating more or less
  • Decreased mental sharpness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Swelling of feet and ankles
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) that’s difficult to control
  • Shortness of breath, if fluid builds up in the lungs
  • Chest pain, if fluid builds up around the lining of the heart

How to Prevent Kidney Diseases?

The major factors which increases the chances of renal diseases are high blood pressure and diabetes. An enhanced focus on improving the quality of life can reduce the risk of advanced renal disease. Following are some of the ways in which healthy kidney can be maintained:

  • Stay active and exercise regularly
  • Periodic creatinine level check
  • Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water
  • Opt for preventive checkups in case of a family history of kidney disease
  • Avoid junk food and other snacks that are high in salt

Constant monitoring of one’s sugar levels and blood pressure is one of the primary factors preventing kidney disease. Approach the best nephrologist in Pune immediately if you witness any urinary tract infection as they may damage your kidneys if left untreated.

When to Consult a nephrologist or kidney doctor/specialist?

If you visit a regular practitioner, they’ll refer you to a nephrologist if any sort of urinary tract infection or other such symptoms of kidney problems are visible. Apart from that, if there is a family history of kidney issues or diabetes or coronary heart disease,  a regular visit to nephrologist is advisable

What does a nephrologist do on your first visit?

A proper physical examination is conducted after reviewing medical and family history. Further, a routine blood and urine tests are prescribed in order to diagnose with the correct treatment. For the same it is necessary that all symptoms and other concerns are shared with the nephrologist.

What is the difference between an urologist and a nephrologist?

Nephrologists are medical professionals who diagnose acute and chronic kidney related issues whereas urologists treat conditions related to urinary system and male reproductive organs. Further in situations where UTI leads to renal infections or in kidney transplant surgeries,  both the specialists work together to diagnose and treat the problem.

What foods help repair kidneys?

For maintaining healthy kidneys and balance of right minerals in the body, following food intake is advised:
Egg whites

Is drinking a lot of water good for your kidneys?

Water helps your kidneys to remove waste in the form of urine. Dehydration can lead to kidney damage and impair body functions. Thus, drinking sufficient amounts of water keeps your kidneys in a healthy state. However, drinking too much water can backfire as your kidneys might not be able to get rid of excess water leading to the dilution of sodium content in your body.

What are the End State symptoms of kidney failure?

The 5th stage of kidney failure involves sleeping troubles, nosebleeds, numbness in hands and feet, bad breath and oedema in tissues. This phase of renal failure is severe in all forms and urges immediate and proper treatment plan depending upon the glomerular filtration rate.

Nephrology Specialists at Ace Hospital Pune

With a team of doctors as qualified as the one at Ace Hospital, you can be rest assured that your health is in the best possible hands.

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