Nephrology & Urology
Nephrology & Urology
At HLG Hospital, the Nephrology & Urology Department specializes in
all aspects of Nephrology such as dialysis (hemodialysis) and critical
care nephrology, in addition to offering comprehensive Urological care
for stone disease, congenital disorders, incontinence, urological
cancers, erectile dysfunction, infertility etc.
This medical discipline covers the identification, treatment and
management of kidney ailments. Some common disorders that are treated
under this discipline include kidney failure and kidney stones.
Nephrology also involves comprehensive care for kidney diseases that are
triggered by other conditions and illnesses, such as diabetes and
HLG Hospital provides patients with dialysis, which is a type of renal
replacement therapy where wastes and impurities are removed from the
patient’s blood whose kidney doesn't function properly, owing to severe
diabetes, kidney failure, hypertension, a congenital kidney disease, or
other health problems. The dialysis department of the hospital attracts
patients from far off places and various tie up centres. The centre
provides more than 1000 dialysis in a month.
There are two types of dialysis, namely Hemodialysis and Peritoneal
Dialysis. HLG Hospital offers Hemodialysis, where a machine is used to
filter the blood. A catheter is placed in a vein in the patient’s arm,
and a needle is slotted into this catheter, which is attached to a tube
that carries blood into the dialyser. A semi-porous membrane in the
dialyser separates the blood from dialysate (a dialysis fluid), after
which wastes in the blood (urea, salt and other small solutes/fluids
etc) pass through the membrane into the fluid, while the clean blood is
sent back into the patient’s body.
This medical discipline covers the diagnosis, treatment and management
of disorders related to the urinary as well as female and male genital
tracts. Some common problems include diseases of the prostate gland,
kidney and bladder stones, erectile dysfunction, male infertility and
urinary incontinence. HLG Hospital provides diagnostic and surgical
services for all genitourinary disorders.