The Department of Nephrology, established in 1995, is committed to providing quality care to patients with renal diseases. The patient care system is guaranteed by an professional expanded team consisting of chief physicians, associated chief physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, interns and technicians, and most of them are able to provide service in English. Currently the department has 43 inpatient beds. Outpatient visits of the department are more than 40,000 and inpatient admissions are over 1,400 per year. The care provided by the clinic services of the department encompasses treatment of patients with various glomerulonephritis, urinary tract infection, renal failure, tubulo-interstitial diseases and hereditary nephritis and management of patients with renal failure, toxicity and electro-acid-base imbalance by dialysis.
Blood purification center, one of the most important parts of the department, is equipped with 33 hemodialysis machines, which provides various blood purification treatments for patients with chronic renal failure and first-aid therapy for those with acute renal failure, including HD, HF, HDF, HP, ultrafiltration, PE and IA. Routine and latest dialysis vascular access-related techniques can also be performed, such as AVF, AVG and angioplasty. Peritoneal dialysis center is another important division of the department. So far, more than 250 patients with daily peritoneal dialysis are managed in the center. The nephrologists and the clinical nurse specialists in peritoneal dialysis offer a range of professional service, such as CKD nutrition, prevention and early identification of peritonitis, and hypertension management.
With all the knowledge, technology and expertise, all members in the department of Nephrology are dedicated to providing quality services for patients and make contributions to scientific progress in the field of kidney disease.