Kidney stones

Dr Kiran Kumar Mukku, MD DM 14 April 2021 Stones not precious enough to cherish!! Kidney stones are one of the most common kidney problems with which the patients approach a Nephrologist. Kidney stones are particularly common in the summer months because of the fact that people get dehydrated which in turn predisposes to stone […]

Understanding COVID 19

Dr Kiran Kumar Mukku MD DM Hyderabad – 22 July 2020 What is COVID 19 ? COVID 19 derives its name from the disease caused by the virus named ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – Corona virus -2 (SARS- CoV 2) ‘which started in the year 2019. Corona viruses are commonly found in humans, dogs, cats […]

Dialysis in COVID times

Dialysis in patients with End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) is life saving or life sustaining medical procedure. Dialysis can be Henodialysis  – HD ( blood dialysis) or peritoneal dialysis ( water or home dialysis). The patients on HD need to undergo dialysis at least thrice a week for 4 hours. Ninety nine percent of HD […]

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