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Department of Nephrology


The Department of Nephrology houses a state-of-the-art haemodialysis unit with trained dialysis nurses and technicians with 24-hour back up. The water purification systems include a reserve osmosis plant of international standards. The Centre has a dedicated haemodialysis facility for patients of acute kidney injury & critical care patients. Recognised for performing renal transplants, it was the first department to provide this service in the region. The department also boasts of Plasmapheresis facility to facilitate plasma removal, which is required in certain neurological and autoimmune disorders. Department offering services for management of all kidney disorder including kidney disease in children and vascular access related issues.

Treatments & Procedures


Nephrological Procedures :

  • Renal Transplantation
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Central Venous catheterizations


Peritoneal Dialysis - Acute and Chronic :

  • Plasmapheresis
  • 24 hour ambulatory BP monitoring
  • BP TRU for white coat hypertension. NGAL testing for acute kidney injury
  • Continuous renal replacement for critical illness
  • Hem adsorption - Acute poisoning
  • Kidney imaging


Renal Transplantation Program

The Nephrology Centre collectively oversee a very successful ongoing “Live Related Donor Renal Transplantation” programme(the first Renal Transplant was made in oct 1993).This programme offers a relatively affordable package inclusive of donor kidney harvesting and recipient surgery. The Centre thus provides succour to those economically deprived, requiring renal replacement in end stage renal disease.Recently the centre has started “Cadaver Renal Transplantation” from cadaver donors and donors across blood group (ABO incompatibility).

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