Nephrology

Nephrology studies the anatomy of the kidneys and their functions, focusing on disorders that affect the way the kidneys work, in diseases such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease.

Services:

  • Acid-base disorders.
  • Electrolyte Disorders.
  • Hypertension.
  • Acute Kidney Disease.
  • Chronic and End-Stage Renal Disease.
  • Glomerular Disease.
  • Renal replacement therapy:
    • Dialysis.
    • Renal Transplant (with the related living donor).
  • Special programs for renal patients:
    • Chronic dialysis therapy.
    • Percutaneous peritoneal catheter placement.
    • Placement of indwelling hemodialysis catheters.
    • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) in critical care patients.
    • Plasma exchange therapies (Plasmapheresis.
    • Hemoperfusion therapy is indicated in patients with certain intoxications.

Why choose us?

  • Comprehensive and complete care for the patient: our professionals manage kidney disease by regulating blood pressure, electrolytes, balancing body fluids, and administering renal replacement therapies such as dialysis or kidney transplantation.
  • International Patient Living Donor Kidney Transplant Option: when the patient has an immediate family member as a potential donor.
  • Communication of the VKF medical team with the specialists in the patient's country of origin, mainly of transplanted patients, for a continuous and precise follow-up.
  • Recognized as a reference center for complex case management and transplants.