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Kidney Conditions

Kidney Disease

Kidney disease (renal failure) is short-term or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. Learn more about this condition in children.

Dialysis (Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis)

Peritoneal dialysis is performed at home by trained family members or in the hospital by trained health care professionals. Hemodialysis is performed in a dialysis center or hospital by trained health care professionals.

Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from another person.

Acute Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease where the blood vessels become inflamed. Learn more about this condition.

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

HUS is a rare condition that can lead to kidney failure in children. Kidney failure develops as a result of destruction of the small, functional structures and vessels inside the kidney.

Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a problem where too much protein called albumin is released from the body into the urine. Learn more about this condition.

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts filled with fluid in the kidneys. 

Renal Vascular Disease

Our specialists provide expert care for children with renal vascular disease. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments.