Nephrology - Treatments & Services
We offer both inpatient and OPD care to all nephrology patients round the clock. This includes
counseling, management of all kidney disorders, procedures and the support of systems affected by kidney diseases. Services for kidney biopsies,dialysis and kidney transplantation are also available under one roof. It is a close knit unit which includes highly specialised nephrologists, urologists and transplant surgeons.
We also have state-of-the-art facilities for the nephropathology division. The centre for nephrology is supported by a complete biochemistry, immune-microbiology and dedicted transplant related labs for drug levels, immunohistochemistry and HLA typing. The microbiology support in post transplantinfection is excellent. This makes us the country’s best kidney care providing unit.
CRITICAL CARE NEPHROLOGY
The centre for nephrology is a major participant in intensive care by providing care to ICU patients with acute renal failure, volume disturbances or electrolyte ad acid base disorder.
We have several techniques for treatment of acute renal failure such as alow continuous venovenoushemofiltration, hemaabsorption, plasmatherisisetc.depending on patient’s requirement and underlying disease.Much of the work with ICU patients is related to the
remarkably active procedures (IV CONTRAST FOR Angioplasty/ Post CABG) and acute renal failures following polytrauma, multiorgan failure of any originetc. Department is equipped for all kind of extracorporealtherapies inculding MARS etc.
PEDIATRIC NEPHRO UROLOGY DEPARTMENT
Pediatric Nephrology offers a full range of out patientrenal services including diagnostic support for prenatal urological malformation and management of renaldiseases and hypertension.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals not only provides conventional hemodialysis but alo CRRT, Hemofiltration, Plasma exchanges/ Plasma Pheresis etc. The department has the latest computerized bicarbonate
hemodialysis machines with volumetric ultrafiltration and adjustable sodium facility to ensure patient safety. We provide 24x7 dialysis services. We have isolatedunits for hepatitis B and HIV infected patients.Continuous monitoring of sick patients on dialysis is done throughout the procedure with the help of a highly specialised monitor
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi is one of the leading renal transplant centres in India. We have experience of more than 2500 transplants in the last decade, with excellent results comparable to the best centres in the world. We have a team of very experienced transplant physcian and surgeons. We are a leading centre for laparoscopicdonor nephrectomy in India. A specially designedstate-of-the-art transplant unit has been built forimmediate post transplantcare and subsequentlymanaged with dedicated trained nurses, assignedto look after every patient. A formal patient &Family training
This division offers a variety of specialised procedures including renal biopsy pathology (light microscopy)with special staining procedures, and direct immunofluorescence. This service is provided by a highly specialised tram of Histopathologists. FNAC is taken care by a separate experienced Cytopathologist.
OTHER SERVICES OF THE CENTRE INCLUDE:
- Percutaneous Renal Biopsies
- Dialysis and Tranplantation
The unit operates 24x 7and provides the following services using the latest equipments:
- Standard 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
- Molecular adsorbent recirculating system - MARS for combined kidney and liver failure.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi is one of theleading renal transplant centres in India. We haveexperience of more than 2500 transplants in thelast decade, with excellent results comparable tothe best centres in the world. We have a team ofvery experienced transplant physcian andsurgeons. We are a leading centre for laparoscopicdonor nephrectomy in India. A specially designedstate-of-the-art transplant unit has been built forimmediate post transplant care and subsequentlymanaged with dedicated trained nurses, assigned
to look after every patient. A formal patient &Family training.