The Department of Nephrology at Tabba Kidney Institute provides comprehensive clinical care to patients with a variety of kidney diseases including kidney failure, both, inpatients and outpatients. It is a regional referral centre for patients with kidney diseases requiring intensive management with or without renal replacement therapy.
Nephrology services offered at Tabba Kidney Institute include:
The hospital has a well establishedhaemodialysis clinic with — dialysis stations. Currently it is performing over 100 dialysis sessions per day. Confirming to the International guidelines, Hepatitis B positive patients are dialyzed in a dedicated area, by dedicated staff. Similarly Hepatitis C reactive patients are dialyzed on dedicated machine, by dedicated staff in a separate room.
- Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD):
Tabba Kidney Institute is the pioneer in establishing CAPD facility in Pakistan.
- Hi Flux Haemodialysis Hall:
Here the patients are dialyzed using hi flux dialyser membranes which has clinical advantages over the other form of dialysis.
- In-patient services:
Patients with a wide variety of kidney diseases and challenging clinical issues are managed during admission.
- Out patient clinics:
are organized daily for patients with kidney diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney transplant.
- Conscious of its social responsibility the department has initiated a program to provide free screening for kidney diseases focusing on the high risk group. Every year on The World Kidney Day, a day-long screening camp is organized and around 600 people were screened for kidney disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol level and obesity.
- There is ongoing training (CME) for dialysis technicians.