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Practice of Medicine: Diseases of the Urogenital System

Kidney diseases are very common all throughout the world. According to the data by World Health Organization “The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2015 study estimated that 1.2 million deaths, 19 million disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) and 18 million years of life lost from cardiovascular diseases were directly attributable to reduced glomerular filtration rates”. It is thus extremely important for medical students to be well versed with kidney diseases and infections that affect kidneys and the urogenital system.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 7 hours

This course on Diseases of the Urogenital System covers almost all infections, diseases and disorders of the kidneys and other parts of the urogenital system like the prostate, bladder etc. Even though the subject is vast and complex, a detailed yet easily comprehensible content on each disease has been prepared with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply.

  • 1. Fundamentals of the Urogenital System   FREE 20 min

    This module recapitulates the basic concepts of the urogenital system especially the functional anatomy and physiology of the kidneys and the urogenital system.

  • 4. Tumours of the Urogenital System 31 min

    This module elaborates upon the cancers and tumours that attack the kidneys and the rest of the urogenital system. The major and the most commonly encountered tumours and cancers in the urogenital system have been covered in the module.

  • 5. Kidneys in Systemic Disorders 36 min

    This module talks about the impact of those systemic disorders which affect the kidneys significantly. Each systemic illness has been dealt with in depth giving an emphasis upon the renal manifestations of the disease.

  • 6. Renal Vascular Diseases 38 min

    This module deals with the vascular diseases of the kidneys. The disorders that affect the renal vasculature have been explained thoroughly with a focus on their effects on the kidneys and functioning of the urogenital system.

  • 7. Glomerular Diseases 25 min

    This module goes into the functional unit of the kidney that is the nephron and talks about the diseases which affect the glomerulus. The module goes on to explain both acquired and inherited diseases of the glomerulus in depth.

  • 8. Tubulointerstitial Diseases 25 min

    This module deals with the diseases of the tubulointerstitium which are often the most common conditions leading to acute and chronic renal failure. Often these are immune mediated and they have been thoroughly explained in the module.

  • 10. Diseases of the Prostate Gland 20 min

    Prostate is one of the important glands in the male urogenital system. This module talks about the diseases which attack this gland and indirectly affect the functioning of the urogenital system.

  • 11. Homeopathic Therapeutics in Urogenital Diseases 54 min

    This module gives the indications of homeopathic remedies which can be used in different diseases and disorders of the urogenital system. Different complaints that have been covered in different modules have been taken up one by one and remedies for each one of them have been explained.

Dr. Rashi

Dr. Rashi

Dr. Rashi Prakash is a passionate homeopath, an avid blogger and writer. She has been keenly interes ...Read More

Dr. Ria Thukral

Dr. Ria Thukral

Dr. Ria Thukral holds an MD in Materia Medica from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra, an ...Read More

Importance: a. Kidney diseases, though common, are silent mostly until the kidneys have been damaged to the extent that they are only minimally functional. In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the kidneys or the urogenital system. b. Kidneys are sturdy organs and hence their pathology is usually seen secondary to diseases of the other systems and organs like nephropathy which occurs after persistent hypertension or diabetes. It is important to understand diseases of the urogenital system so that the learner may be able to grasp the renal or urogenital complications of diseases of other systems in the body.

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefit:

A. The course deals with the most important urogenital diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease.

B. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of urogenital diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/herself with the latest facts and figures.

Practice of Medicine: Diseases of the Urogenital System
This course includes:

  11 Modules      

  11 Quizes          

   Certificate Of Completion

   Course Validity : 365 days


$12.48 $17.48

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