• Nephrology
  • He was a much sought after teacher and students whose research and clinical careers followed in his footsteps include Vidya Jothi Professor Janaka de Silva (research on Alcoholism), Professor Devaka Fernando (research in Diabetes, kidney disease and setting up dialysis units) and Dr Chula Herath (Clinical Nephrology). (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic renal f
  • The above is the Qingdao Jing Kang Chinese medicine kidney disease hospital for treatment of chronic renal failure (renal insufficiency), uremic patients through the therapy, then we further showed that under the. (kidneytcm.org)
  • Electron microscopical examination of iliac crest bone biopsy specimens from four patients suggests that fluoride induces the synthesis of disarrayed collagen by the activated osteoblasts… In the fluoridated group, osteoid seams were more abundant and wider than in the non-fluoridated group… This study has shown that hemodialysis with fluoridated water in chronic renal failure induces the activated osteoblasts to produce excessive osteoid in which the collagen fibrils are disarrayed. (fluoridealert.org)
  • 1975). Effects of fluoride on bone in chronic renal failure. (fluoridealert.org)
  • However, in approximately 70% of cases, the glomerulonephritis leads to chronic renal failure and end stage renal disease (ESRD). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • cardiac
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome Type 5 (CRS Type 5) reflects concomitant cardiac and renal dysfunctions in the setting of a wide spectrum of systemic disorders. (hindawi.com)
  • To identify in a prospective observational study the cardiac structural and functional abnormalities and mortality in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) with a raised cardiac troponin T (cTnT) concentration. (bmj.com)
  • In the past decade, MedStar Good Samaritan added a cardiac cath lab, intensive and critical care units, and an emergency department. (wikipedia.org)
  • pharmacy
  • In addition to obstetrics, specialist care provided by the hospital includes a mental health unit, an overnight stay aged care unit, diagnostic services such as pathology and medical imaging as well as a pharmacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2013: Specialist Complex & Ambulatory Care Centre (SCACC) was opened, consisting of 16 clinical departments, support services such as pharmacy, pathology, radiology, Central Sterile Supply Unit (CSSU) and allied health services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Extensions followed, including a geriatric unit, which opened in 1953, a pharmacy in 1961, a premature baby ward in 1962, the Edward Unit for Mothers and Babies in 1963, a staff library in 1964, the Clinical Teaching Centre and the Group Training School in 1967 and a modern Pathology Department in 1968. (wikipedia.org)
  • complications
  • With the increasing prevalence of the disease, the need for dialysis and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular complications and death are increasing year by year due to the continuous progress of the disease. (kidneytcm.org)
  • 1969
  • He graduated BSc(Med) with honours in 1959, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1962 and Diploma in Clinical Pathology in 1969 and subsequently obtained by examination Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and a Diploma in Cytology from the same college. (wikipedia.org)
  • physiology
  • He was awarded the Vaithilingam Gold Medal in Physiology, Loos Gold Medal in Pathology, Andrew Caldecott Gold Medal for the best performance in the final MBBS, Dadabhoy Gold Medal for Medicine and the Perry exhibition for the best performance in the final MBBS. (wikipedia.org)
  • failure
  • Therefore, it is only one of the methods for the treatment of renal failure uremia, is a temporary measure to maintain the quality of life of patients, and is not the purpose of treatment. (kidneytcm.org)
  • 1960s
  • In the 1960s and 1970s, doctors discovered that patients receiving kidney dialysis were accumulating very high levels of fluoride in their bones and blood, and that this exposure was associated with severe forms of osteomalacia , a bone-softening disease that leads to weak bones and often excruciating bone pain. (fluoridealert.org)
  • patients
  • Our aim was to study in vitro effects of CRS Type 5 plasma on renal tubular cells (RTCs), in terms of cellular death and the characterization of inflammatory plasma profile in these patients. (hindawi.com)
  • Plasma from patients and controls was incubated with renal tubular cells (RTCs) and cell death was evaluated. (hindawi.com)
  • Dialysis patients still remain at risk of fluoride toxicity, however, due to their greatly diminished ability to excrete fluoride through their urine. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Bone biopsy specimens from five patients exposed to fluoridated dialysate for more than 1 year were compared with those from six patients of approximately the same age, duration of azotemia, and duration of dialysis who were dialyzed using fluoride-free dialysate. (fluoridealert.org)
  • 1979). Fluoridation and bone disease in renal patients. (fluoridealert.org)
  • The proportions of patients with diabetes and on dialysis were higher in both groups with raised cTnT. (bmj.com)
  • medicine
  • All of the treatment centres for the many specialties covered can also be found in this block, such as Nuclear Medicine and Cardio-Vascular Investigation Unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also installed were the Thyroid Uptake Machine and a Rectilinear Scanner at the Nuclear Medicine unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Let us first look at dialysis treatment of uremia is what? (kidneytcm.org)
  • Uremic dialysis treatment cannot make us better to reduce symptoms of uremia, then, renal replacement therapy, and transplant treatment requires a lot of cost, not the ordinary family can afford, but even if you have kidney also not easy to find, can only wait for opportunity, once you lucky to see next to the kidney, the body will not. (kidneytcm.org)
  • patient
  • within a year after starting dialysis the patient complained of chest pain and pain in the feet, and the skeletal radiologic survey showed generalized demineralization and fractures of the fifth through the eigth ribs posteriorly… In spite of a good appetite and a good intake of food, his body weight decreased by 11 kg. (fluoridealert.org)
  • accessible
  • Mr Roberts said many Aboriginal people relied on renal treatments and hoped the new, more accessible facilities would help more indigenous people in the community. (northernstar.com.au)
  • medical
  • The Hyperbaric Medical Unit (HMU) has been in operation since 1985 and has been in its current location since 2001. (wikipedia.org)