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Monday, 2 January 2017

kidney smuggling in India (Organ Trafficking )

Posted by Anup Baral January 02, 2017 :
The kidneys are bean-shaped organs (about 11 cm x 7cm x 3cm) that are located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal area. They sit opposite each other on both the left and right side of the body; the right kidney, however, sits a little lower than the left to accommodate the size of the liver. Kidney failure, also known as renal failure or renal insufficiency, is a medical condition of impaired kidney function in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter metabolic wastes from the blood. ... Depending on the cause, hematuria (blood loss in the urine) and proteinuria (protein loss in the urine) may be noted.For example, a hormone produced by the kidneys stimulates red blood cell production. Other hormones produced by the kidneys help regulate blood pressure and control calcium metabolism. The kidneys are powerful chemical factories that perform the following functions: remove waste products from the body.

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