Nephrology is a specialty of medicine that focuses on kidney related problems. The kidneys are vital for human life as they perform the essential function of filtering and excreting excess water and metabolic waste products from the blood. They regulate the body’s fluid, electrolyte, acid-base levels, blood pressure and play a vital role in the production of red blood cells, help maintain healthy bones. All these beneficial functions of the kidney are altered by several disease conditions, drugs and toxins.
Kidney care specialists, known as Nephrologists, in the Department of Nephrology in Ramesh Hospitals are well-trained to deal with the primary and secondary causative of various kidney related problems. Abnormalities in the urine like excess excretion of protein, sugar, blood, casts, crystals, excess or reduced urination can be evaluated to fix the causative abnormality and devise modalities to correct, to arrest, to treat and to restore wellness to the Kidneys.
Acute kidney diseases, chronic kidney diseases, renal biopsy, nephritis, kidney stones, infections, inherited kidney diseases, drug-induced renal complications, management of disorders of sodium potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus metabolism, Urinary tract infections and many more such ailments are part of the Scope of Services available.
A special Dialysis Wing offers services for patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). A comprehensive program to assess, evaluate, select prospective donor and recipient for Renal Transplant is established to facilitate availability of high end services in the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh. A complete team of specialists is available at the unit 24/7.