Kidney Disease Treatment
Accurate early diagnosis and proper kidney disease treatment is the key to managing kidney disease. At the Miami-based law firm of Kurzban, Kurzban, Weinger, Tetzeli & Pratt, P.A., our medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers represent the victims of medical negligence and particularly those patients who are fighting kidney disease and renal failure. If you think that you may have a kidney-related medical problem, or if your doctor has suggested that you see a nephrologist, the next step is probably a decisive test for kidney disease. Only then can you treat the condition effectively. While urine and blood testing can detect some of the indications of kidney disease, only a kidney biopsy can confirm the presence of a specific pathological condition.
THE KIDNEY BIOPSY
A kidney biopsy is not a difficult procedure, but it is the most effective way to conclusively diagnose kidney failure and other renal issues. Most are familiar with biopsies in the context of cancer and tumors, but biopsies are also performed on organs and other tissues. A biopsy is simply an analysis used to determine the composition and nature of cells and tissues. While under local anesthesia, a long needle is used to remove a tiny sample from each kidney; the samples may also be obtained, alternatively, through conventional invasive surgery. Both kidneys must be biopsied. A biopsy gives your nephrologist the information he or she needs to prescribe your best course of treatment. After the biopsy, a full diagnosis requires three more tests. These tests reveal the extent of the damage to your kidneys. Not every pathology lab conducts all three tests (immunofluorescence, light microscopy, and original magnification), so it may take some time, but the biopsy and test results will deliver a definitive diagnosis of your kidney disease and the current extent of the damage. Based upon the biopsy results, your renal specialist can determine how to best treat your condition. You may be a candidate for dialysis, prescription medications or even a kidney transplant. Kidney disease can be chronic or acute, and if your physician does not treat you properly, the condition may result in death.
CONSULT US IMMEDIATELY
If you believe that a wrongful diagnosis or the improper kidney disease treatment has exacerbated your medical problems, immediately consult with an experienced Florida medical malpractice attorney at Kurzban, Kurzban, Weinger, Tetzeli & Pratt, P.A. From our law office based in Miami, we consult and work with clients and medical malpractice lawyers across the United States as we seek to help kidney disease patients who have been victimized by doctors who are accused of medical negligence. An experienced personal injury and medical malpractice lawyer can work to help determine liability; then we can provide you with the legal representation you need to secure compensation for your losses.
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