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Department of Nephrology

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The Nephrology department at Charak Memorial Hospital is a specialized facility dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of kidney-related diseases and disorders. Staffed by a team of highly skilled and experienced nephrologists, the department provides comprehensive care for patients with acute and chronic kidney conditions.

Key Services and Specialties:

  1. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management: The department offers comprehensive care for patients with various stages of chronic kidney disease, including medical management, dietary counseling, and preparation for dialysis or kidney transplantation when necessary.
  2. Dialysis Services: The department houses a state-of-the-art dialysis unit, offering both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis services for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The dialysis unit is staffed by highly trained nurses and technicians, ensuring safe and efficient dialysis treatments.
  3. Kidney Transplantation: In collaboration with the hospital's transplant team, the nephrology department evaluates and prepares patients for kidney transplantation, providing pre- and post-transplant care, immunosuppression management, and long-term follow-up.
  4. Glomerular Diseases: The nephrologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of glomerular diseases, such as glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and vasculitis, utilizing advanced diagnostic techniques like kidney biopsies and targeted therapies.
  5. Hypertension Management: The department offers comprehensive evaluation and management of hypertension, including resistant and secondary forms, in collaboration with other specialists when necessary.
  6. Metabolic and Electrolyte Disorders: The team provides expert care for metabolic and electrolyte disturbances, such as acid-base imbalances, fluid disorders, and mineral metabolism disorders, often associated with kidney diseases.

The Nephrology department at Charak Memorial Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including a dedicated dialysis unit, advanced diagnostic equipment, and specialized laboratories for kidney function testing and analysis. The nephrologists work closely with other specialists, such as urologists, transplant surgeons, and dietitians, to provide multidisciplinary care tailored to the unique needs of each patient with kidney-related conditions.

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