Our kidneys filter waste and excess fluids from our body and then flush them out in urine. If something disrupts this balance and orderly function, chronic kidney disease and kidney failure can occur. What are your risk factors for kidney disease? … Continue reading
A kidney infection is not to be taken lightly, and you should never ignore the symptoms. … Continue reading
If you or a loved one has ever passed a kidney stone, we don’t have to tell you how painful it is, or how helpless you feel. If it’s a first-time event, you can be frightened out of your mind wondering what could be causing this horrible pain. … Continue reading
Kidney cancer, also referred to as renal cell carcinoma (RCC), is among the top 10 cancers found in men. About 40,000 new cases are reported each year, with a majority of them being in men over 40, who fall into the high-risk category. The good news is that there’s a very high survival rate, … Continue reading
June is men’s health month and we want to take the time to educate you on important facts regarding your health, or the health of the men in your life. … Continue reading
Kidney stones are commonly caused by a build-up of salt and minerals, or calcium-oxalate, that are eventually passed through your urine. While kidney stones are usually are a minor problem, they can cause severe pain.
Here are a few of the most common causes of kidney stones: … Continue reading
Dr. Eric Diner is board certified in Urology and a proctor for da Vinci Surgery. In the video shown below, Dr. Diner performs a robotic partial nephrectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System. This type of procedure is performed in to surgically treat kidney disease, … Continue reading