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Lokpriya Hospital
"Compassionate care at affordable price"

Nephrology

Nephrology & Dialysis Services:

Our department of nephrology is a well equipped unit with a dedicated team of skilled consultants and paramedical staff which offers patient the advantages of a multidisciplinary approach.Common diseases such a diabetes, hypertension and chronic glomerulo-nephritis can lead to permanent loss of renal functions resulting to dialysis and renal transplantation

Our Nephrology & Dialysis Services Department integrates advanced equipment and medical expertise to provide care and treatments pertaining to general nephrology, dialysis and kidney transplants. The aim of the department is to provide optimum and accurate treatment services to facilitate wellness to all the patients.

Preventive Nephrology

Our nephrologists guide the patient on the importance of preventive medicine. Common diseases like diabetes and hypertension are an epidemic in our society. Sadly they are often neglected, leading to the complication of renal disease.

Therapeutic Nephrology

The latest therapeutic approaches are followed for renal conditions by our experienced nephrologists. A multidisciplinary approaches between various departments ensures the best treatment for the patient.

The Department of Nephrology & Dialysis Services is backed by state-of-the-art equipment, this facility is dedicated to deliver total renal patient care for both adults and children.

The doctors in the department have huge experience in treating patients with various kidney ailments including general nephrology, dialysis and kidney transplants. The department provides services in the areas of hypertension, chronic kidney disease, dialysis, and renal diseases.

RANGE OF KIDNEY SERVICES AVAILABLE:

1 Clinical Nephrology: A leading centre for the management of all renal problems. State-of-the-art facilities for renal pathology, with complete biochemical, immunological, microbiological and histological (including immunoflorescence and immuno-histo-chemistry) - back up available under one roof. .Dialysis: unit provides maintenance haemodialysis facilities to the patients of chronic renal failure.

2 DIALYSIS UNIT : Our Dialysis unit is well equipped with latest computerized dialysis machine, state of art, reverse osmosis water plant to provide pure and trace element free water supply. The unit is running day and night to provide best possible treatment to the renal patients with the full supportive care by trained dialysis technician and staff.

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS
Other than haemodialysis the facility for bedside Peritoneal dialysis and Continuous ambulatory dialysis (CAPD) is also provided.

Highlights of Dialysis unit:-

→ Round the Clock Dialysis services available.(24x7)

→ Latest generation, fully computerised bicarbonate haemodialysis machines with volumetric ultrafiltration and adjustable sodium facility, provide betterpatient safety profile.

→ Provides R.O. (Reverse Osmosis) water for the dialysis, to ensure patient safety and prevent long term complications on haemodialysis.

→ We have state-of-the-art computerized dialyzer re-use system which ensures safety & adequacy of dialysis and also economise dialysis for the patient.

→ Facility for continuous monitoring of sick patient on dialysis through highly sophisticated monitors throughout the dialytic procedure is available.

→ separate units for Hepatitis B & C positive patients.

→ Heat-clean disinfection of haemodialysis machines after every shift is practiced for patient safety.

→ Regular dialysis facilities are available in the centre from 7.00 AM to 12 midnight, besides emergency dialysis round the clock.

→ haemodialyses are performed by highly trained technical and nursing staff under supervision of dialysis medical officers under the overall supervision and guidance of consultants round the clock is available.

→ Separate and dedicated Machines available for HCV and Hbs Ag Positive patients

→ Disinfection of Hemodialysis machines after every shift is practiced for patient safety.

→ We have highly trained technical and nursing staff under supervision of nephrologists.

→ Facility for continuous monitoring of sick patient on dialysis through highly sophisticated monitors throughout the dialysis procedure is available.

→ Free Recreation and Refreshment available for patients during Dialysis

CAPD is also suitable for patients who are living in far and remote areas where facility of hemodialysis is not available

Dedicated Staff available to look after Peritoneal Dialysis

In-house counseling available for patients and their attendants on Peritoneal Dialysis

Plasmapheresis & Plasma Exchange
These facilities of Plasmapheresis & Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) are available for renal and non-renal patients such as LGB syndrome and myasthenia gravis.
Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis/Automated Peritoneal Dialysis: provide continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) for patients of CRF, who are otherwise not suitable for kidney transplant or maintenance haemodialysis. CAPD is also suitable for patients who are living in far flung areas where facility of haemodialysis is not available. We have the largest number of patients having been initiated and surviving on CAPD in the country. Our centre has one of the largest series of patients on automated peritoneal dialysis.

Vascular Access for Haemodialysis
This centre has been pioneer in making A.V. Fistula and A.V. Shunts for use in haemodialysis.

7 Continuing Medical Education

Nephrology and integrated department is regularly involved in CME. We are actively involved in regular public awareness camps that focus on DM, HT and detection of CKD in early stages.

CASUALTY SERVICES

24 hours casualty services are available. All patients are seen by a senior resident on duty and admitted if needed. A consultant supervises all these services round the clock.