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.
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