Dialysis

Kidney transplant a boon for patients on long-term dialysis: Study

Kidney transplant a boon for patients on long-term dialysis: Study

It can be beneficial not only for those who have recently initiated dialysis but for those as well who have been undergoing dialysis for than 10 years.

Oct 27, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Kidney failure patients on dialysis have a very high prevalence of atrial fibrillation, a common heart arrhythmia

Mar 17, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Power failure in government hospital during dialysis takes lives of three patients

Power failure in government hospital during dialysis takes lives of three patients

Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao, who rushed to the hospital after coming to know of the tragedy, announced an ex gratia relief of Rs five lakhs each to the families of the three patients.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Hyderabad: This man has three kidney transplants in over 20 years

Hyderabad: This man has three kidney transplants in over 20 years

Beating all odds, a 52-year-old man from Hyderabad underwent three kidney transplantations, which is a rare case in the country.

Mar 07, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Essential to develop cost-effective access to dialysis, say experts

Essential to develop cost-effective access to dialysis, say experts

Experts in the new research paper titled 'Ethical issues in dialysis therapy' published in the Lancet today said that a mere 30 per cent of patients manage to receive this life-saving therapy in India.

Feb 25, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Implantable artificial kidney to end dialysis by end of decade?

Implantable artificial kidney to end dialysis by end of decade?

The device being engineered in the US will go through a series of safety and efficacy trials on hundreds of patients in that country before it is approved by the FDA.

Jan 27, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death

Kidney failure patients on dialysis at risk of early death

The study found that these patients tended to have a denser clot structure than individuals without kidney disease. 

Jan 07, 2017, 12:31 PM IST
Here comes an alternative for dialysis – Bioartificial kidney

Here comes an alternative for dialysis – Bioartificial kidney

"The strategies and methods of this work could be relevant to the development of other bioartificial organs, such as a bioartificial liver or bioartificial pancreas, and organs on chips -- such as a kidney on chip, a lung on chip, or a liver on chip," said Dimitrios Stamatialis, from the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

Nov 20, 2016, 13:51 PM IST
Gaya: Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery

Gaya: Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery

Sushma Swaraj was admitted to AIIMS on November 7.

Nov 19, 2016, 13:08 PM IST
Shabana Azmi wishes 'early recovery' to Sushma Swaraj

Shabana Azmi wishes 'early recovery' to Sushma Swaraj

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has wished an early recovery for Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who has been hospitalised.

Nov 17, 2016, 13:08 PM IST
Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is a condition in which the kidneys become unable to remove or filter metabolic wastes from the blood.

Nov 16, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Australian hospital uses recycled, diseased kidneys for dialysis

The critical shortage of organ donations in Australia has led doctors at a New South Wales hospital to use the recycled and diseased kidneys of cancer patients.

Sep 11, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Bihar provides dialysis service at half the market rates

In its bid to move towards making the health services more affordable in Bihar, camps for dialysis sessions catering to kidney patients are being organised in the state.

Aug 06, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Therapy reduces chances of dialysis

A new stem cell therapy discovered by Australian researchers could help patients with chronic kidney disease to avoid dialysis or kidney transplants.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

`Diabetes and hypertension constitute 50% of causes behind kidney diseases`

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a rising health problem these days.

Mar 12, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Delhi HC asks hospital to provide dialysis to poor patient

The Delhi High Court, while issuing notice to the Centre on the plea of a daily wage labourer suffering from total kidney failure, has asked a city based hospital to provide him hemodialysis and other medical facilities.

Feb 26, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Blood group mismatched kidney transplant performed

A city hospital claims to have performed a rare and successful kidney transplant on a 28-year old youth, who had no donor with the same blood group in his family.

Oct 27, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

Acute kidney injury may up risk of heart problems later

Patients who experience abrupt kidney injury following surgery have an increased risk of developing heart problems later, a new study has warned.

Feb 08, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

Why no dialysis unit in every district, asks SC

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and all state governments, asking them why they should not set up a dialysis unit in every district.

Nov 25, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Drinking milk can cause complications in kidney patients

Patients undergoing dialysis need to be extremely careful with the kind of food they eat.

Nov 20, 2013, 17:31 PM IST