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Nephrology

Nephrology

The branch of science concerned with the bodily structure of humans, animals, and other living organisms, especially as revealed by dissection and the separation of parts.

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.

 Doctors Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Dr. Reena Thomas OP X X OP X X
Dr. Sateesh Balakrishnan X X OP X X OP
Dr.Subash B Pillai X OP X X OP X

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.

Renal Transplant

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.  

C.A.P.D Unit 

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.  

 

Kidney Biopsy 

Done routinely in the department for indicated cases.

  1. Hemodialysis for acute as well as chronic renal failure patients.
  2. Short term dialysis prior to transplantation.
  3. Hemodialysis is also done in cases of drug over dosage.
  4. Plasmapharesis for renal as well as non-renal cases.
  5. To reduce incidence of hepatitis B and C rigorous precautions are taken and such  patients are dialyzed  on separate machines.Haemo Perfusion for PoisoningCharcoal hemoperfusion + hemodialysis is done for cases of poisoning and drug over dosage. 

Why we are the best

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.

Free medical Counseling

Medical Counselors are available for dealing with patients facing mental or lifestyle problems.

Well Experienced Doctors

All Doctors are with determination, persistence and ability to Work in Harmony with Co-Workers.

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