Frequently Asked Questions
What are the symptoms of the kidney failure?
How are the kidneys affected?
In acute kidney failure kidney
fails suddenly over a short time due to some insults such as dehydration
due to severe diarrhoea or vomiting. Sudden significant drop in blood
pressure. Massive bleeding. Acute glomerulonephritis, snake bites, burns
or drug overdose, etc.
How can it be detected?
Kidney failure can be detected through kidney function tests like - urine examination, blood urea nitrogen, serum creatinine, serum electrolytes and complete blood count for anaemia, ultrasonography, renal scan, etc.
Is there a cure?
Dialysis and Transplantation with the use of drugs like Cyclosporine (Sandimmun), Prednisolone (Deltacortil or Wysolone), Azoran (Imuran)
How it can be prevented?
What is Cadaver Transplant Programme?
It means the transplantation of
the available usable cadaver organs to help patients waiting for gift of
life - a second look at life - under the cadaver organ retrieval
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