The Department of Nephrology at Svastha Hospital involves in the study of kidneys and provides solution against problems related to it. The kidneys act in filtering out waste products and excess water from our body, which is why it is vital it keeps functioning normally. Their functionality is, however, not restricted to waste filtering, but also have a crucial role in retaining fluid intake, maintaining electrolytes levels in the body.
Diseases of the kidney and the urinary tract are usually chronic disorders needing individualized patient care and the appropriate management requires utmost dedication from the treating doctor. Nephrology as a clinical specialty has the unique ability to give the opportunity of life to its patients even though their kidneys are entirely damaged. Indeed, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients can live by means of renal replacement therapy (RRT), although the quality of this life is not without problems, due mainly to cardiovascular and bone disorders.
The Department of Nephrology at Svastha Hospital has been established with the aim of providing the best possible care for kidney-related ailments with the treatment being guided by internationally recommended nephrology guidelines. The consultant nephrologists are experienced in treating patients from all walk of life and committed to providing affordable health care without compromising the quality. The renal unit is embarked with active renal transplantation programme. The facility is also equipped with the latest dialysis and CRRT machines delivering various dialytic modalities like hemodialysis, hemoperfusion, hemodiafiltration, plasmapheresis and backed by the experienced critical care team.
The department provides comprehensive diagnostic facilities and doctors are well experienced in procedures like renal biopsy, tunnelled catheter insertion, and CAPD catheter insertion. Preventive nephrology remains one of the most important visions of the department.
At this unit, the kidney specialists of Hyderabad are committed to providing the best possible for their patients. Below are some of the most essential and vital treatments offered at the Nephrology department
- Diabetic nephropathy
- Chronic kidney disease
- End-stage renal disease patients(ESRD) on haemodialysis
- Chronic transplant care
- Treatment of Glomerulonephritis, and other autoimmune diseases
- Evaluation and treatment of kidney stones related issues
- Electrolyte disorders