Nephrology concerns with the diseases associated with kidneys. If the kidneys fail to maintain fluid, electrolyte and acid balance, then severe health conditions arise like acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, hematuria, proteinuria, kidney stones, hypertension, and disorders of acid/base or electrolytes. Some of these health concerns need immediate treatment. Most of these diseases are chronic and need prolonged care and repeated visits to Nephrology Hospitals in India. The Department of Nephrology at PSRI proves to be a Centre for excellence in case of Nephrology Patients. It has excellent diagnostic and therapeutic facilities and services.
Our department at PSRI Hospital has done more than 400 kidney transplants, more than 1500 hemodialysis per month, and has played a profound role in managing patients with critically ill conditions. Kidney transplant department of PSRI hospital is amongst one of the pioneer centre of its kind. The department consists of highly skilled committed full time nephrologists, transplant surgeons and a large paramedical staff. It is an academically well-established, training institute for the super specialty of Nephrology Treatment in India. It provides a full range of renal services including hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, live related kidney transplant, swap kidney transplant and ABO incompatible kidney transplant.
Treatments & Services
The Nephrology department at PSRI, engages in diagnosing and treating various diseases associated with kidney, including electrolyte disturbances, hypertension, Nephrotic syndrome, dialysis, renal replacement and renal transplantation. Patients are referred to top nephrologists if they suffer from early signs of kidney diseases like swelling of leg and hypertension. Acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease; often discovered on routine blood test done for unrelated purpose. The department has state-of-the-art dialysis unit that provides renal replacement therapy (RRT) for OPD, IPD & critical care units. The unit operates 24x7 and provides the following services using the latest equipments.
• Conventional hemodialysis
• Bedside hemodialysis for patients in the intensive care unit
• Sustained low efficiency daily dialysis (SLEDD) and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT ) - a form of dialysis used for critically-ill patients
We have separate dialysis stations for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C patients. We also have a dialysis VIP suite unit with separate staff and personal care.