Nephrology (Kidney)

Department Of Nephrology (Kidney)

Nephrology deals with diseases of the kidneys. Orchid Medical Centre’s top-ranked nephrologist diagnoses and treats more than 2000 adults and children each year, including those with complex or rare conditions.

Orchid Medical Centre, Department of Nephrology is one of the best and most comprehensive Nephrology practices in Jharkhand. Our nephrologist is trained in diagnosing and treating both paediatric and adult patients with:

  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  • Chronic Kidney diseases (CKD)
  • Glomerular diseases including glomerulonephritis and nephrotic syndrome
  • Hemodialysis
  • Cytosorb procedure
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Kidney Function Test (KFT)
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Plasma Ferosis
  • Hypertension in kidney disease
  • Diabetes in kidney diseases
  • Anaemia in kidney diseases
  • The mineral bone disease of CKD
  • Permacath procedure
  • Sled dialysis

At present, the department of nephrology runs a 16-bed state of the art Dialysis unit for outdoor patients and provides bedside dialysis to admitted patients. A unique feature of this department is that it offers dialysis to patients undergoing dialysis facility in dedicated and separate machines.

Nephrology at its best:

  • Advanced German and Japanese machines are used to manage kidney failure with the least chances of infection
  • Specialized kidney-related pathology investigations
  • Bedside Dialysis for admitted patients
  • Fistula surgery is done by a Microvascular surgeon
  • Backed up with critical care units
  • SLED Dialysis

 Right diagnosis and personalized treatment for you:

The right diagnosis is always important for a successful treatment. At Orchid Medical Centre, a Nephrologist will give you proper time to listen and understand your symptoms. Our Nephrologist may prescribe you several tests to identify the cause of your signs and symptoms. Then they work to plan a personalised treatment for you.

FAQs

  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  • Chronic Kidney diseases (CKD)
  • Glomerular diseases including glomerulonephritis and nephrotic syndrome
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Hypertension in kidney disease
  • Diabetes in kidney diseases
  • Anaemia in kidney diseases
  • Mineral bone disease of CKD

Following are the symptoms of early kidney disease:

  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Change in urinary habit
  • Frequent Urine at night
  • Frothing in urine
  • Swelling of legs

Kidney problem of an early stage can be identified by a simple test:

  •  Serum creatinine level
  • Urine routine
  • Microscopy test
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Severe heart disease
  • Protein leakage from urine
  • Use of over counter’s medicines including painkillers and antibiotics
  • Obesity
  • Smoking