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The Department of Nephrology at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital are functioning for more than 4 dacades.

The first haemodialysis unit was installed here way back in 1980. This was also the year we performed our first kidney transplant.

Medical Conditions

Treatments & Procedures

Frequently Asked Questions

Is dialysis painful?
No, it’s just the process of purifying blood. Just a needle prick, otherwise it’s totally pain-free.
No, in the majority of the cases, the recipient will not need dialysis. The recipient can resume work in a matter of few months.
No. A kidney biopsy is a very simple procedure done under local pain relief in the scan room. Complications are uncommon and manageable.
No. Steroid has its own adverse effects, but used effectively it can save kidneys and life.
No. Kidney failure progresses in stages. When identified early and with necessary steps taken, we can slow down the progression and need for dialysis.


No: 395, Sarojini Naidu Road, Sidhapudur, Coimbatore.

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