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NEPHROLOGY
about_meditrina

General Nephrology deals with the treatment and management of Nephrotic syndrome, acute nephritic syndrome, acute renal failure and chronic renal failure. Being a tertiary care center, all types of acute renal failure are encountered. Diabetic Nephropathy is the most commonly encountered chronic kidney disease.

The Meditrina department of Nephrology takes care of patients with kidney problems, giving them appropriate medical treatment and when required, dialysis or transplantation Patients with complaints relating to kidney function are referred to the department. After an initial assessment, the treating nephrologist’s orders appropriate diagnostic tests such as blood tests, urine tests, ultrasonography, kidney biopsy etc.

The nephrology department also provides

      arrow   Dialysis services for patients in the ICU, dialysis patients undergoing cardiac or orthopedic procedures

      arrow   Diagnosis and treatment of primary kidney diseases by assessment

      arrow   Renal biopsy is done using ultra sound guidance

      arrow   Outpatient consultancy services are available

      arrow   Consultancy for general nephrology care for diabetic, hypertensive and patient with immune kidney diseases is done

      arrow   Pre dialysis and pre transplant care is also co-ordinate


OUR PANEL OF DOCTORS

dr praveen    
DR. PRAVEEN NAMBOOTHIRI
MD,DM | Nephrologist