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The Department of Nephrology at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital work with top nephrologist in Coimbatore, treating patients for more than 4 decades.

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

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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.

You're more tired, have less energy or are having trouble concentrating.
You're having trouble sleeping.
You have dry and itchy skin.
You feel the need to urinate more often.
You see blood in your urine.
Your urine is foamy.
You're experiencing persistent puffiness around your eyes,these are the symptoms of Nephrology

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has no cure, but treatment will help relieve the symptoms and prevent them from getting worse. Your treatment will depend on the stage of your CKD.

It can help you stop kidney failure or slow its progression by following these tips. Handling your diabetes and high blood pressure is the most important thing that you can do. Another key to keeping your kidneys healthy is living a healthy lifestyle by eating correctly, being active, and not smoking. Fundamentals of Chronic Kidney Disease.

It may affect your entire body or be restricted to a particular area, usually your back or arms. Itching appears to affect both sides of the body at the same time and can feel internal, just below the skin, like a crawling feeling.


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