Several procedures, such as dialysis catheter placement, kidney biopsy, and plasma exchange, are specific to the kidneys. They assist in the diagnosis and management of kidney-related disorders. If done by expert doctors, the complication rate of these procedures can be significantly reduced."Nephrology"
Patients with hyperviscosity syndrome, chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy, hemolytic uremic syndrome, idiopathic thrombocytopenia, myasthenia gravis, and rheumatologic disease may undergo therapeutic plasma exchange.
Some of the complications of a native kidney biopsy are blood in the urine, bleeding, infection, fever, inability to urinate, and bladder obstruction.