Department Overview

The Department Of Nephrology At Krishnammal Memorial Hospital Has Some Unique Features And Services In Kidney Disease Management. Globally, There Is An Increase In The Burden Of Kidney Disorders As Well As An Increased Awareness Amongst Medical Practitioners And the General Public That Early Diagnosis Of Kidney Diseases Leads To Better Goal-Directed Treatments And Delay In The Progression To Dialysis Stage. Delayed Treatment Is Denied Treatment! Keeping That In Mind, The Nephrology Department Offers The Following Services.

Preparing Patients With Stage Five End-Stage Renal
Diseases For Dialysis

  • Fistula First Policy To Avoid Jugular Catheterization For 100 Percent Of Patients On Regular Follows Up.
  • Vaccinations.
  • Regular Haemodialysis At Affordable Cost In A Clean Environment.
  • Emergency Dialysis Services For Late Presentations.
  • A Comprehensive Programme Of Dialysis That Uses Kt/V Online Clearance As An Index Of Best Care
  • SLED, CRRT Therapies For The Critically Sick Patients At Affordable Costs.
  • Bridge Therapy For Liver Failure Patients With Deteriorating Kidney Function.

Nephrology Services At Krishnammal Memorial Hospitals

The Department Of Nephrology, Dialysis, And Transplant At Krishnammal Memorial Hospital Provides The Following Services.

  • CKD Progression Prevention Clinics.
  • Hypertension Clinics.
  • Nutrition And Weight Control Clinics.
  • Critical Care Nephrology
  • Outpatient Dialysis Care.
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Kidney Biopsies And Access Interventions.
  • Vascular Clinics For Fistula First And Access Care.

Nephrology photo


Dialysis unit

Biggest dialysis unit in theni district


All the services, other than the outpatient care is available 24hrs with access to specialist consultation. The above programmes are based on proven treatments incorporating best clinical practices adapted for Indian patients at affordable costs.

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