Nephrology

Nephrology department deals with investigating the causes of renal failure, hypertension, electrolyte disorders (such as sodium, potassium, calcium) and urine abnormalities (such as blood in urine, protein in urine), determination of treatment options, and protection and monitoring of renal functions. In addition, evaluating the negative effects of systemic diseases (such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, rheumatological diseases), some clinical conditions (such as fluid loss, heart failure, germ contamination in the blood-sepsis), drugs that are used continuously (such as chemotherapy, rheumatic drugs) on the kidneys and With the production of solutions, the planning and implementation of kidney replacement treatments (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, kidney transplantation) and follow-up of these patients.

Diagnosis and Treatment Areas

  1. Hypertension
  2. Liquid-electrolyte, acid-base disorders
  3. Acute Kidney Disease
  4. Follow-up before and after Kidney Transplant
  5. Chronic Kidney Disease (Hemodialysis-Peritoneal Dialysis)
  6. Renal Parenchyma Diseases (Glomerulonephritis)
  7. Urinary Disorders (presence of blood or protein in urine)
  8. Renal vascular diseases affecting the kidney blood vessel networks (renal artery stenosis, renal vein thrombosis
  9. Congenital-hereditary kidney diseases (Polycystic kidney disease, Alport syndrome etc.)

Special Procedures Performed in Nephrology Clinic:

  1. Ultrasonographic evaluation
  2. Ultrasound Guided Kidney Biopsy
  3. 24-hour blood pressure monitoring
  4. Central hemodialysis procedure-catheter insertion
  5. Peritoneal dialysis training-practice-catheter insertion
  6. Kidney transplant preparation and post-transplant follow-up
  7. Hemodialysis application at home