Track: Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology


Kidney diseases are often allied with poor lifestyles and old age, but children also suffer from a host of issues related to their kidneys. The kidney diseases in children could be congenital (from birth) such as hydronephrosis or an obstruction of the urinary tract. Children can also contract urinary tract infections, kidney stones, renal failure and other diseases and medical issues. Pediatric nephrology comprises diagnosing, treatment, and management many disorders affecting the kidney and urinary tract, including kidney failure, inherited kidney diseases, high blood pressure, kidney stones, abnormalities in the urine such as blood and protein and urinary tract infections. Pediatric nephrology evaluates and treats hypertension, hematuria, proteinuria, renal tubular acidosis, nephrolithiasis, glomerulonephritis and kidney failure.
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