Disease Information

Disease Information

The main function of kidney is to filter blood impurities, coordinate water and electrolytes, etc., and produce urine. Accumulation of body wastes occurs with other health problems induced once the kidney function is affected by the disease.


What is pyelonephritis

Urine converges at renal pelvis, which leads to ureter. Most pyelonephritis is caused by bacterial infection, with increased risk by stones, tumors, etc. 

Impact on patients

Kidney abscess, septic shock, renal failure, organ failure, etc.

Diagnosis methods

Urine test, intravenous pyelography, excretory urogram, etc.

Treatment methods