The Department of Nephrology at Regency Hospital is the oldest and first of its kind in Northern India. The Department is headed by a senior nephrologist consisting of a dedicated team of nephrologists and para-medical staff. The Nephrology wing of Renal sciences deals with all sorts of diagnostic and therapeutical modalities of Kidney diseases.
For the diagnosis of complex renal diseases the department provides a combination of conventional and most sophisticated investigations like - 3 D US with Doppler study for Renal vessels, CT scan, IVP, Renal Angiography and Kidney Biopsy - to name a few. Kidney Biospy is done by modern US guided automated gun. Biospy needle & tissue thus obtained is studied by light & IF Microscope. All possible modes of therapeutic interventions like maintenance hemodialysis on ultramodern German hemodialysis machines with superb volumetric control ( Acetate as well as Biocarbonate), Emergency hemodialysis round the clock, continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal dialysis, Acute Peritoneal dialysis, Automated Peritoneal dialysis (APD), Hemofiltration, continuous Renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and Kidney transplantation. A strictly related Renal Transplant programme is being conducted in the hospital for the last 5 years.
The Department has a separate kidney transplant ICU with ventilator, C-PAP, CVP monitoring & Cardiac monitoring equipments. Isolated nursing care is provided to the patients by well trained & experienced Nursing Staff with special attention to asepsis, nutritional support & minimal handling to these immuno-compromised patients.
These immuno-compromised patients. A post transplant OPD is run for all follow up patients on every Thursday of the week, where all these patients are seen by a team of nephrologists and Transplant surgeons.Apart from the above mentioned facilities, the department has taken special interest to promote preventive nephrology i.e. the prevention of Kidney diseases in susceptible individuals.
For this a preventive nephrology OPD is run once a week and the department runs Kidney disease detection camps, public education programmes and CME programmes for Family Physicians through out the year.