Dr. M. Jayakumar is a reputed nephrologist in Chennai. He is an experienced urological physician with an overall clinical experience of 19 years. He is presently providing his services as Consultant, a nephrologist at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre No.1 Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. After completing his MBBS, he completed an MD in General Medicine. Later, he also completed DM in nephrology. He was previously associated with Aishwarya hospital in Chennai and Gust Hospital, Kilpauk as Consultant Nephrology.
Dr. M. Jayakumar is an expert in interventional urology. He is known for the preventive management of kidney diseases and managing various nephrological disorders. His area of service includes kidney stones, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infection, male infertility, male sexual dysfunction, and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. He has also rich academic experience and he teaches graduate and post-graduate students. His research papers have been published in various national and international journals. The research area includes renal failure, nephropathy, kidney transplantation, and infections. He is the recipient of various awards such as 2nd Best original article – Journal of Association of the Physicians of India for 2003, 2nd Best original article – Journal of Association of the Physicians of India for 2008 and Best Teacher Award, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University in 2011. He had held various important academic posts such as President - Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter, Member Credential Committee - Indian Society of Nephrology, Member - National Advisory Board- Indian Journal of Nephrology, and Member Board of Studies for Research - The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
There are many options when it comes to the treatment of a kidney that fails to maintain normal function in the body. Kidney transplant surgery is one of the most successful ways to restore normal functioning of the affected kidneys as it allows for an access to greater freedom and a better quality of life.
A kidney transplant patient is more likely to enjoy bouts of energy and follow the less strict diet as compared to patients who choose an alternative treatment.
The kidney performs several important functions in the human body. Even slight damage to the kidneys can, therefore, cause a lot of problems. When the kidney is rendered incapable of its main function, that is, removal of waste products from the blood, a condition called uremia develops.
Unfortunately, the symptoms of this condition do not develop unless 90 percent of the kidney is damaged. This is the time when an individual would require a kidney transplantation surgery or dialysis to restore the normal functioning.
There are several other kidney diseases that warrant the need for a kidney transplantation. Some of these conditions include the following:
Some of the common symptoms observed in the case of kidney diseases include the following:
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