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Dr. Bhavin Mandowara
is a practising Nephrologist at Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad

Dr. Bhavin Mandowara is a practising nephrologist at Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad.

MIP- Myths and Facts About Kidney Disease: Know it All- Dr Bhavin Mandowara
On World Kidney Day, Dr. Bhavin dispels ki... more»On World Kidney Day, Dr. Bhavin dispels kidney disease myths, emphasising their commonality. He clarifies misconceptions about symptoms, causes, & lifelong dialysis, also addressing kidney donation safety & advising on suitable salt choices—a concise overview of key kidney health aspects. «less

By Bhavin Mandowara | Mar 14, 2024

Understanding Usage of SGLT2 Inhibitors in CKD: Dr Bhavin Mandowara
Watch Dr. Bhavin Mandowara explain the mec... more»Watch Dr. Bhavin Mandowara explain the mechanism of action and advantages of SGLT2 inhibitors in the kidney, emphasising their renal protective effects. He also provides a practical guide, including indications and considerations for their use in CKD. «less

By Bhavin Mandowara | Jun 12, 2023

Hemodialysis: A Complete Overview by Dr Bhavin Mandowara
Watch Dr Bhavin Mandowara discuss the proc... more»Watch Dr Bhavin Mandowara discuss the procedure of hemodialysis and the scenarios where it is performed. He also addresses the possible complications along with other dialysis modalities. «less

By Bhavin Mandowara | Mar 20, 2023

This comprehensive article outlines the pr... more»This comprehensive article outlines the process of kidney transplantation, from patient and donor selection to surgical techniques and post-operative care, including potential complications and rejection types. «less
Apr 03, 2024
Hepatorenal syndrome HRS is a cause of acu... more»Hepatorenal syndrome HRS is a cause of acute kidney injury AKI that can be seen in those with acute or chronic liver disease. This article explains the classification, diagnosis and management of HRS-AKI. «less
Mar 28, 2024
The article provides a comprehensive overv... more»The article provides a comprehensive overview of indications, modalities, timing, dose, and practical considerations for dialysis in critical care, highlighting the advantages of continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) over intermittent hemodialysis. «less
Feb 15, 2024
This article provides an overview of rapid... more»This article provides an overview of rapidly progressive renal failure (RPRF), emphasising the importance of prompt diagnosis and treatment to prevent irreversible end-stage renal disease. «less
Feb 06, 2024
Pedal oedema, swelling in the feet & ankle... more»Pedal oedema, swelling in the feet & ankles due to fluid accumulation, requires a thorough assessment for accurate diagnosis & tailored treatment. A comprehensive approach involves detailed history-taking, physical examination, & diagnostic tests to ensure precise management. «less
Jan 29, 2024
This comprehensive article highlights the ... more»This comprehensive article highlights the significance of identifying secondary causes of hypertension and outlines a detailed approach to diagnosing and managing these underlying conditions. «less
Jan 15, 2024
The article provides a comprehensive overv... more»The article provides a comprehensive overview of CKD. It emphasises multifactorial causes and comprehensive treatment strategies along with targeted medications, and disease-specific interventions to manage and mitigate its progression. «less
Jan 10, 2024
This article describes five kinds of cardi... more»This article describes five kinds of cardiorenal syndrome, as well as its underlying causes, diagnostic techniques, and several treatment options. It emphasises how heart and kidney problems interact to treat this complicated illness. «less
Dec 25, 2023
Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)... more»Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on dialysis are a severely ill population with a complex comorbidity situation and high mortality rates. Haemodiafiltration (HDF) offers the potential to improve hard clinical outcomes, and clinical studies have shown very promising results. «less
Sep 25, 2023
ICU patients often have conditions that im... more»ICU patients often have conditions that impair their ability to regulate their hydration status. This article discusses the types of fluid administered in critical care along with the evaluation of the volume status and associated complications. «less
Sep 07, 2023
This article provides comprehensive insigh... more»This article provides comprehensive insights into autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), covering its genetic basis, clinical manifestations, diagnostic criteria, radiological evaluation, genetic testing, and treatment options, including the use of tolvaptan. «less
Aug 21, 2023
Anaemia of CKD is characterised by decreas... more»Anaemia of CKD is characterised by decreased production of erythropoietin (EPO) and disordered iron homeostasis. The article discusses the etiopathology, clinical evaluation, and treatment of anaemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD). «less
Aug 07, 2023
Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is a clinical synd... more»Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is a clinical syndrome defined by massive proteinuria responsible for hypoalbuminemia, with resulting hyperlipidemia, oedema, and various complications. The aetiology, evaluation and management of nephrotic syndrome are elucidated in this article. «less
Aug 02, 2023
Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyt... more»Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disorder, with a prevalence of 20% to 35% among hospitalised patients. The pathogenesis and treatment of hyponatremia are discussed in this article. The term SIADH (Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion) is also explained in the article. «less
Jul 19, 2023
While mild hyperkalaemia is usually asympt... more»While mild hyperkalaemia is usually asymptomatic, high potassium levels may cause life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias, muscle weakness, or paralysis. The aetiology and treatment approach to hyperkalaemia is penned down in this article. «less
Jul 12, 2023
Proteinuria is an excessive protein in the... more»Proteinuria is an excessive protein in the urine. In this article, the author covers the causes, evaluation, and treatment options for elevated urine protein levels. Discover the pathophysiology, diagnostic approach, and targeted therapies for improved kidney health. «less
Jun 27, 2023
Kidney stones recur frequently, and they c... more»Kidney stones recur frequently, and they cause enormous healthcare expenditures and excess illness. The article discusses the mechanism of action, potential side effects, & shortcomings of earlier research when it comes to the use of thiazide diuretics for preventing kidney stone recurrence.  «less
Jun 19, 2023
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibi... more»Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are RAAS system-blocking agents for the treatment of hypertension in patients, especially with proteinuric chronic kidney disease (CKD). This article talks about the role of ACE and ARB in advanced CKD. «less
Jun 02, 2023
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a condition w... more»Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a condition where the kidneys suddenly stop functioning normally. It can cause anything from a slight decline in kidney function to total renal failure. This article explains the diagnosis, evaluation and management of AKI. «less
May 25, 2023
Renal function tests are routinely carried... more»Renal function tests are routinely carried out across all healthcare settings, with a variety of tests that can be recommended. This article provides an overview of all the necessary tests and also assists in interpreting the test outcomes. «less
May 11, 2023
There are many things which a nephrologist... more»There are many things which a nephrologist takes into consideration while examining a patient. Listed here are top 10 most important clinical pearls in the field of nephrology which will help you in your daily practice. «less
May 06, 2023
Dialysis is a form of renal replacement th... more»Dialysis is a form of renal replacement therapy, where the kidney's function of blood filtration is substituted by artificial equipment, which removes excess water, solutes, and toxins. The indications, duration and complications of dialysis are penned down in this article. «less
Feb 23, 2023
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