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.
- Acid-base disorders.
- Electrolyte Disorders.
- Acute Kidney Disease.
- Chronic and End-Stage Renal Disease.
- Glomerular Disease.
- Renal replacement therapy:
- 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.