The Department of Nephrology was started in July 2011 with three dialysis machines; the number has now increased to thirteen. The dialysis department functions round the clock. It is sterile and hygienic with separate areas for acute and chronic hepatitis patients. Separate areas are provided for reuse. RO plant provides purified water for dialysis.
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Routine and Emergency Services
The Department takes care of all types of nephrology cases, e.g. acute renal failure, chronic renal failure, acute and chronic nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, renovascular hypertension, collagen disorders involving kidneys etc.Being a tertiary level hospital, complicated cases are referred to this department from various other centers.Facility for CRRT (continuous renal replacement therapy) for critically ill patients requiring dialysis is available.
A renal transplant programme has been in operation for the last 5 years. The result of renal transplant is at par with the best international transplant centers. The transplant team consists of 2 Urologists and 2 Nephrologists. The department has also a well equipped post transplant unit near the Operation Theatre.
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Unit
This form of dialysis for chronic renal failure can be done easily at home and does not require any machine.Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Machines are also available. Patients are trained in ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in the department after catheter placement therapy by a trained surgeon.
A.V. Fistula Creation
This is done when the patient’s Glomular Function Rate falls to less than 15 in chronic cases as preparation for Hemodialysis.
Done routinely in the department for indicated cases.
We provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care is important to the people in charge at every level of the hospital.
The hospital is open about how well it is performing and listens to your views and uses your feedback to improve the way it provides services.
We encourage its staff to raise concerns and listens to what they have to say. Any concerns are investigated and acted on.
Medical Counselors are available for dealing with patients facing mental or lifestyle problems.
All Doctors are with determination, persistence and ability to Work in Harmony with Co-Workers.
Payment can be made online so that there is no need to stand in queue in front of the counter.