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Why is kidney disease screening important and which patients are considered at risk?

kidney disease can strike people at any stage of life, from childhood, adulthood to senior years. Those with early-stage kidney disease do not tend to have any symptoms, which often leads to patients failing to receive crucial treatment in a timely manner. Kidney screening therefore takes on huge importance.

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Less Pain and Faster Recovery with Robotic Surgical Assistants

“Prostate and kidney cancer are the two most common forms of cancer in the urinary tract. To date, the surgical procedures opted for treatment tend to leave both physical and mental scars in the aftermath. But with robotic surgery, patients no longer have to bear any significant kind of scarring and can go straight back to living their normal lives. Our goal is to see the patients smile and go about their normal lives after surgery, even if that just means being able to go to the toilet without any problems or having a healthy sex life; we would call that a big success.” This is the recommendation of Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit, an expert on minimal invasive surgery (MIS) on the urinary tract with over 20 years’ experience.

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Understanding Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease is a serious condition of the kidneys defined as the gradual loss of their function over a prolonged period of time. It is categorized into five stages based on severity.

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The Color of Your Urine Can Be an Indicator of Health Conditions

Have you ever stopped to look at the color of your urine? Checking the color of your urine from time to time could provide you with health information you may never have imagined possible.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery Gaining Wider Use in Treating Urinary System Cancers

The urinary system consists of many organs that work together to produce and eliminate urine from the body.

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Kidney Stones: 8 Important Facts You Need to Know

How painful are kidney stones? Based on surveys of patients, kidney stones and gunshot wounds produce similar levels of excruciating pain. Cases of kidney stones have doubled In many developed countries during the past 30 years.

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Research Links Kidney Damage to Chemicals in Popular Food and Drink

Cases of chronic kidney disease have grown significantly in recent years due to the global diabetes epidemic.

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About Chronic Kidney Disease

If symptoms of chronic kidney disease start to show, seek immediate medical treatment.

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