The Division of Nephrology at Samorita Hospital works closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to patients who suffer from problems involving the kidneys. Comprehensive services for nephrology outpatient and inpatient care, dialysis, and kidney transplant services are provided at Samorita Hospital.
UHL treats nephrology disease, including:
Chronic kidney disease
Critical care nephrology
Glomerular disease (glomerulonephritis)
Kidney stone diseases
Pediatric kidney disorders
Polycystic and inherited kidney diseases
Renal parenchymal/glomerular disease
The department of Transplant Nephrology offers world-leading care for patients who need kidney or pancreas transplantation:
Pre-transplant evaluation and pre-transplant care for both kidney and pancreas transplant recipients
Post-transplant long-term care for both kidney and pancreas transplant recipients
Pre-transplant evaluation and pre-transplant care for living kidney donors
Pre-emptive kidney transplant (leading to better long-term prognosis for certain patients).
Comprehensive renal replacement therapy options are available at UHL for patients with chronic kidney
failure. Dialysis specialists provide patients with comprehensive care, including:
In-center 38 Haemodialysis machines.
24-hour emergency dialysis services
Pre-emptive kidney transplantation evaluation.
Educational programs for dialysis patients and their families.