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Nephrology-Specialities-Shellapha-Hospital-Salem

Nephrology

Nephrology and kidney transplant department of indraprastha apollo hospital is amlongst one of the pioneer center of its kind. In the last one and half decade the department has executed more than 1000 kidney transplants, 3 lakhs heamodialysis, and country's first combined kidney and liver transplant and has played a profound role in management of critically ill patients. This department is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, including electrolyte disturbances and hypertension, and care of those requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis and renal transplantation. Patients are referred to nephrologists for various reasons, such as Acute renal failure, Chronic kidney diseases which is often discovered on routine blood chemistry done for unrelated purpose and is commonly referred to as CKD. Chronic kidney diseases is usually not reversible but its progression can be sloweed down.

The department consists of highly skilled committed nephrologists, transplant surgeons and a large team of registrars. It is an academically well established, teaching / training institute for the super speciality of Nephrology and has to its credit to have trained more than ten nephrologists serving in various prestigious institutes of india