Nephrology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of renal (kidney) and urinary system disease. Nephrologists treat fluid, electrolyte, acid-base, and mineral imbalances; glomerulonephritis; hypertension; and polycystic kidney. They provide hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis treatment and are involved in the management of kidney transplant recipients after transplantation.
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