NEPHROLOGY

Kidney problems are reportedly increasing in India. Caring for such patients require a blend of technology, quality nursing and clinical expertise. Appasamy Hospitals is well equipped to offer comprehensive care to patients with kidney problems.

Nephrology treats all kinds of renal diseases including acute and chronic renal diseases due to diabetes mellitus, hypertension, stone disease and infections.

Renal Clinic

Consultations for “kidney ailments” are available daily. Cost effective evaluation, patient education and diet counseling are the cornerstones of outpatient care. Therapy for maximizing protection of kidney function is the primary aim.

In Patient Services

Prompt inpatient consultations are offered for hospitalized patients with renal problems. All necessary diagnostic tests are available at our hospital to enable decision making and offer therapy promptly.

Hemodialysis

We offer outpatients dialysis in a facility adjacent to the hospital. The unit operates with standard systems and processes to provide quality patient care in a friendly atmosphere.

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 Appasamy Hospitals proves to be a Centre for excellence in case of Nephrology Patients. It has excellent diagnostic and therapeutic facilities and services.

Treatments & Services

The Nephrology department , 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 24×7 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

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