Nephrology and Dialysis department of Aashka Hospital offers treatment for simple to complex Nephrological Conditions with its expert team of Nephrologists and state-of-the-art diagnostic and medical equipments.

The kidneys are filtering units of the body. A bean-shaped kidney has one million tiny filters, or nephrons, that separates the nutrients and other important substances and entities of the body needs from waste products and excess fluid; commonly thrown out of the body as urine. Nephrology focuses on ensuring the normal functioning of kidneys by treating conditions that hinder its processes.

Common kidney diseases range from minor kidney stones to chronic kidney disease to kidney failure. The various conditions that are treated at our centre includes:

• Acid-base fluctuations
• Acute, sudden, long-term or chronic Renal failure
• Anemia related to kidney disease.
• Autoimmune diseases including lupus and autoimmune vasculitis
• Bone disease related to kidney disease
• Cancers of the kidneys, bladder, and urethra
• Dialysis and its associated long-term complications – hemodialysis as well as peritoneal dialysis
• Effects of diseases like diabetes and hypertension on the kidneys
• Glomerular complications that affect the tiny filtering systems of the kidneys known the glomerulus
• Hydronephrosis
• Ill effects of toxins and drugs on the kidneys
• Kidney and bladder stones
• Kidney infections
• Nephrotic syndrome and nephritis
• Polycystic kidneys diseases in which large cysts or fluid-filled sacs grow within the kidney damaging its normal functioning – this may be congenital, inherited or genetic.
• Renal vascular diseases that disturb the blood vessel networks within the kidneys.
• Tubulointerstitial diseases affecting the kidneys tubules
• Urine abnormalities such as excess excretion of protein, sugar, blood, casts, and crystals.

High-end technology and equipment are utilized for treating the nephrology patients at our dialysis centre in Gandhinagar. The major facilities include:

• Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
• Critical care nephrology
• Dedicated dialysis unit with 03 dialysis machines
• Dornier lithotripter
• Hemodialysis for acute and chronic renal failure patients
• Hemodialysis in cases of drug overdosage
• Plasmapharesis for renal and non-renal cases
• Uroflowmetry

It has always been the departments endeavor to extend quality and completely result oriented treatment for various nephrology related disorders.