Nephrology is a branch of medical science which is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. The kidneys are vital for life and function to filter blood of its waste products and excess water through a complex network of blood vessels and an intricate network of tubes and tubules. Other roles of the kidneys include maintaining the fluid, electrolyte and acid-base regulation that can be affected by many disease conditions, drugs and toxins.
Nephrology is the study of both the normal working of the kidneys as well as its diseases. Many diseases affecting the kidneys are systemic disorders not limited to the organ itself and may require special treatment. Some of the more common diseases that come under the scope of nephology include: glomerular disorders, urine abnormalities, tubulointerstitial diseases, renal vascular diseases, renal failure, kidney and bladder stones, kidney infections, nephrotic syndrome and nephritis, polycystic kidneys diseases, hydronephrosis and autoimmune diseases.
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