Northwest General Hospital has a fully equipped Nephrology Department which has been providing services to patients with Kidney Diseases since the Hospital’s inception in 2009. The Consultants in the Nephrology Department specialise in treating Chronic Kidney diseases and nephrology-related issues such as Haematuria / CRS / HRS / Nephritic syndromes, Glomerulonephritides, Acute Kidney Injuries, Renal impairment in Obstetric Complications, as well as all sorts of medical issues in CKD or Dialysis patients.
Dialysis: Northwest General Hospital has a 16-Bed Dialysis section with provision for both Haemo-Dialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis. There are separate Dialysis machines for patients with infectious diseases. The Dialysis section is manned by fully qualified Dialysis Technicians and is overseen by a Registrar under the supervision of a Consultant. The section caters to all sorts of kidney impairment related to auto-immune disorders.
Renal Transplant: Northwest General Hospital is a Pioneer in Kidney Transplants amongst the private healthcare setups of the regions. The department has the mandatory infrastructure and expertise to carry out Kidney transplants and has excellent post-transplant care with regular follow-ups. Northwest General Hospital is recognised by Human Organ Transplant Authority (HOTA) of Pakistan for Renal Transplants, with the Hospital’s Transplant protocols meeting, and even exceeding the HOTA requirements.
The following procedures are carried out at the Nephrology Department at NWGH:
- Double lumens for temporary dialysis
- Permanent dialysis catheter
- Renal biopsy under ultrasound
- Removal of permanent dialysis catheter