Nephrology

Adopt new strategies to combat hypertension

By Chayil Champion • October 13, 2021

Voucher program established at UCLA Health has spread to 78 transplant centers nationwide

By Sandy Cohen • July 2, 2021

UCLA Health’s Dr. Ira Kurtz and collaborators are nearing the finish line in development of the groundbreaking device

By uclahealth • January 29, 2021

6 health care professionals offer tips for getting the most out of telemedicine.

By Anne Machalinski • December 11, 2020

Find out more about dialysis treatments

By uclahealth • July 16, 2020

The Kidney Fair is about being positive and giving hope to our patients with kidney disease,” states Dr. Anjay Rastogi, director of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Program at UCLA.

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019

We had the pleasure meeting Dr. Rastogi for a Kidney meeting concerning a family genetics disorder. Dr Rastogi was able to offer us a lot of great information to help with future kidney appointments etc! While there we were [...]

By Lucky7 • June 24, 2019

Chronic kidney disease, or CKD, is a common condition that occurs when the kidneys are damaged and cannot properly filter blood. The condition causes gradual loss of kidney function and, over time, limits a person’s ability to perform day-to-day activities.

Functions of the kidneys

  • The kidneys are important organs in the body that filter waste and excess [...]
By uclahealth • April 26, 2019
As a junior in college, I was diagnosed with full kidney failure in 2007, and went on peritoneal dialysis in 2008 (my first choice). After a major peritonitis in 2010, I had to transfer to in-center hemodialysis. After transferring clinics a few times and moving, [...]
By MattWF • December 21, 2018
The overall kidney fair was awesome the best part in my opinion was a few minutes to come down and do meditation have a five-year-old granddaughter and not only did she calm down but I noticed that the mass crowd took the time to sit in the grass and just [...]
By Popcorn • June 13, 2018