The kidneys are bean-shaped organs probably the size of your fist located in the middle of your back on both sides, and their main job is to filter the circulating blood and remove the waste products through urine. But this is not the only thing they do. The kidneys perform a wide range of functions apart from filtering the blood which includes assistance to the formation of red blood cells, control of blood pressure, strengthening of bones, aiding the sugar metabolism in the body and many more.
A kidney disease means that the kidneys are damaged and can not filter blood as they should. This damage can cause wastes to build up in the body. It also can cause other problems that can harm your health. The term 'chronic’ indicates the irreversibility to the normal state, which is opposed to 'acute kidney injury' which is a temporary phenomenon.
Other Conditions & Treatments
- Bladder Stones Surgery
- Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
- Hematuria Treatment
- Kidney Stones (Nephrolithiasis)
- Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery
- Overactive Bladder (OAB)
- Pelvic Prolapse
- Renal Transplantation Surgery
- Shock Wave Lithotripsy
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