The Centre for nephrology is dedicated to the understanding of kidney diseases, their development, progression, treatment, and prevention. The faculty is at the forefront of research and patient care in the field of kidney diseases. Pursuit of excellence in patient care through the improvement of the understanding of disease processes and the development of new strategies in the treatment of individuals with kidney disease is our primary goal.
a) 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. Angiographic, genetic and HLA studies are available in-house for organ transplantation & diagnosis of other diseases. Dialysis: Established in 2021.
b) Dialysis Unit
Various procedures done with this technique are:
d) 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.
f) Vascular Access for Haemodialysis
This centre has been pioneer in making A.V. Fistula and A.V. Shunts for use in haemodialysis. This centre is the nursery for training people from Delhi and neighbouring states in the art of making vascular access. The department under the guidance of Dr vivek Ruhella is actively installing permacath in large numbers.