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Overview

The Kidney plays an important role in maintaining a healthy body by removing toxic wastes out of the body. Taking care of our kidneys is equal to reassuring ourselves a longer life. Supporting us do that in a clinical fashion is the Department of Nephrology at Astra Hospital in Bangalore.

Nephrology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the Kidney. The medical professional who specialises in treating Kidney Disorders is referred to as a Nephrologist. Astra Hospital has set up an excellent infrastructure to treat kidney disorders.

Usually, people with high blood pressure, uncontrolled diabetes, heart diseases and those with a family history of kidney problems are more susceptible to develop Kidney disorders. The Department of Nephrology at Astra Hospital have Nephrologists with abundant experience and significant training in treating some of the commonly observed problems like Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

The Department has a wealth of experience in the form of Nephrologists who have the expertise and experience in handling both Adult and Paediatric complaints.

Facilities

Department of Nephrology at Astra Hospital is well planned and commissioned with state-of-the-art facilities including trained nursing and paramedical staff. They include:

  • Prognosis, treatment and management of Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Haemodialysis
  • Renal Transplant
  • Renal Biopsy

Treatments Offered

The Nephrology Department at Astra is a Centre of Excellence specialising in evidence-based treatment for some of the critical disorders that include.

  • Plasmapheresis
  • Acute Renal Failure or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Critical Care Nephrology
  • Complications arising due to Electrolyte and Mineral Disturbances
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

Surgeries & Key Procedures

When it comes to Awareness, Prevention and Treatment with respect to Kidney Diseases, Astra Hospital has some of the best Nephrologists who have expertise in making use of high end medical softwares to treat high-risk cases. The wide range of Kidney Surgeries and Key Procedures performed include:

  • Renal Transplant
  • Haemodialysis

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