BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
Specialities, Doctors, Health Check
Renal Failure - Apollo Hospitals Go to Top
2
h%@#$%^%
Apollo Lifeline icon-phone NATIONAL : 1860-500-1066
Select Location
joint-commission-int
txt-emergency2
Mobile Navigation

Renal Failure

Renal failure or kidney failure (formerly called renal insufficiency) describes a medical condition in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter toxins and waste products from the blood. The two forms are acute (acute kidney injury) and chronic (chronic kidney disease); a number of other diseases or health problems may cause either form of renal failure to occur. Renal failure is described as a decrease in glomerular filtration rate. Biochemically, renal failure is typically detected by an elevated serum creatinine level. Problems frequently encountered in kidney malfunction include abnormal fluid levels in the body, increased acid levels, abnormal levels of potassium, calcium, phosphate, and (in the longer term) anemia as well as delayed healing in broken bones. Depending on the cause, hematuria (blood loss in the urine) and proteinuria (protein loss in the urine) may occur. Long-term kidney problems have significant repercussions on other diseases, such as cardiovascular disease.

apollo-find-a-doctor

Patients Speak

Let our patients tell you about us

Ask us

Anything, Anytime!

I‘m here to