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Nephrology
Nephrology

Nephrology

AZHD's Nephrology Department offers the following range of services:

  • Out - Patients Department (OPD) - General Nephrology Clinics for assessment, investigation and comprehensive management of clinical conditions, including:
    • Proteinuria (Protein in Urine), Hematuria ( Blood in Urine)
    • Acute and chronic nephritis
    • Nephrotic syndrome
    • Urinary tract infections (UTI)
    • Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis (RPGN)
    • Diabetic nephropathy
    • Hypertension (including Resistant hypertension)
    • Kidney stones
    • Lupus nephritis (Systemic Lupus Erythematous- SLE)
    • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) from stage 1-5
    • Pre ESRD management – delaying the need for dialysis/ preparing for dialysis
    • Preparing End stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients for Renal Transplantation
  • In Patients Department
    • Admission and treatment of patients with acute / chronic kidney problems who cannot be managed in the Clinics on out -patient basis.
  • Hospital Wide Nephrology Consultations

Dialysis And Related Procedures

  • State -Of –The - Art HEMODIALYSIS and HEMODIAFILTRATION (HDF) among ESRD patients on regular basis.
  • Vascular access procedures-
    • Temporary Femoral Vein Catheterization And Catheter Removal.
    • Temporary Internal Jugular (IJ) Vein Catheterization And Catheter Removal.
    • Permanent IJ Catheter Placement And Permacath Removal.
    • Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) Creation
    • Kidney Biopsies
  • In Intensive Care Unit
    • Performing Hemodialysis, SLED (Slow Low Efficiency Dialysis), Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis (IPD), And Vascular Access Procedures In Acutely ill, Unstable Patients With Severe Renal Failure, In ICU.

Plasma Exchange

We expertise in prudently carrying out the State of the Art procedures like Plasma Exchange & Plasmapheresis, as well - mostly in life-threatening Renal (Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, TTP), Hematological ( hemolytic uremic syndrome, HUS) and Neurological diseases ( such as Myasthenia gravis) or wherever clinically indicated.
We also judiciously perform Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)– among seriously ill patients with severe Acute or Chronic Kidney failure, in ICU.

 

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