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February 27, 2013

What is Nephrology?

image showing kidneys in regards the NephrologyNephrology is the study of the kidneys, and is the branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study and treatment of kidney conditions and abnormalities. The OMICS Publishing Group promotes research in kidney and renal issues through talks at events such as the OMICS Conference of Nephrology.


A Doctor who practices nephrology is called as Nephrologist. Nephrologists treat patients with kidney disorders including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension. Several renowned nephrologists are called up to speak at the OMICS Conference of Nephrology through poster presentations and panel discussions. A nephrologist specializes in many different kidney disorders including hypertension, kidney stones, and electrolyte disorders.

Nephrology Therapy

Many kidney diseases are handled with medication, such as steroids, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), antihypertensive. Often erythropoietin and vitamin D treatment is required to replace these two hormones, the development of which stagnates in chronic kidney disease. All the major diseases have specialists who talk at OMICS Conference of Nephrology by the OMICS Publishing Group.

The kidneys usually sit in the spine, just sticking out from beneath the ribs. Kidneys filter the blood 20% of each heartbeat goes directly to these organs for cleansing. The kidneys also make hormones that control hypertension level, manufacture of red blood cells by the bone marrow, and balance of chemicals that make up our bone. The OMICS Group invitee specialists advocate many kidney problems can be diagnosed with blood and urine tests, as latest research points out. Ultrasound is the most common analyze ordered. It can illustrate kidney size, position, echo texture and other abnormalities. The most successful methodologies for tests and observations are discussed by expert panel at the OMICS Conference of Nephrology.

The size and flow through the kidney vessels can also be evaluated, and experts OMICS Conference of Nephrology demonstrate the latest relevant methodologies. Several methodologies are used to detect the defects in nephgtological processes. Voiding cystourethrogram involves placing a catheter in the bladder. Nuclear scans use radioactive substances to see structures and functions inside your body. CT scan provides for the study for the detection of kidney stones.

Patients consult nephrologists for the various reasons, such as Chronic Kidney Diseases blood in Urine Kidney Stones, Acute renal failure, and chronic kidney syndromes. OMICS Conference of Nephrology invites specialized physicians dedicated to the kidney health at each level and physiolological threshold.

Treatments Used:

The other advanced methods that are discussed at OMICS Conference of Nephrology include comprehensive dialysis services and chronic dialysis outpatient care, CT scanning, Angiography or Magnetic resonance imaging angiography, Ultrasound scanning of the kidneys, Percutaneous kidney biopsies and last but not the least 0 the renal biopsy.

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