Nephrology is the branch of medicine dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney. Orlando Regional Medical Center is home to medical professionals who are superior in the diagnoses and treatment of patients with a variety of conditions, including:
- Renal failure or dysfunction
- Hematuria (blood loss in the urine)
- Kidney stones
- Cancer of the kidney
- Chronic or recurrent urinary tract infections
- Electrolyte disorders or acid/base imbalance
Laboratory or specialized tests can be used to determine kidney abnormalities and many conditions can be treated with medication or nutrition.