Division of Nephrology


pediatrics

Pediatric Nephrology provides full diagnostic and therapeutic services for children with renal disease, hypertension, fluid-electrolyte disorders, and acid-base disorders. Faculty members are available for consultation on problems such as hematuria, proteinuria, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, renal insufficiency, nephrotic syndrome, cystic kidney disease, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, and renal stone disease. 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is offered to assist in the evaluation of hypertension.

Pediatric Nephrology also provides renal replacement therapy for children with acute renal failure. Modalities offered include inpatient hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Charcoal hemoperfusion is available for treatment of poisoning when indicated. Pediatric Nephrology also provides comprehensive care for children with end-stage renal failure. Services included in center hemodialysis, home peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantation.