Nephrology

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Nephrology is the branch of medicine in charge of the study and treatment of chronic kidney diseases and their complications.

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Among the problems addressed by this specialty are urinary tract alterations such as:

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  • Hematuria (blood in the urine)

  • Proteinuria (protein in the urine)

  • Glomerular diseases

  • Hereditary diseases that affect the urinary tract

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Acute pyelonephritis (kidney infection)

  • Acute and chronic kidney failure

  • High blood pressure (high blood pressure)

  • Advanced kidney failure

  • Renal replacement treatments such as transplantation and dialysis

  • Renal vasculitis

  • Kidney stones

  • Lupus erythematosus

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Dr. William Campos