::Departments : Clinical : Department of Nephrology

 :Departments : Clinical : Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology of Govt. Mohankumaramangalam Medical College Hospital was started in the year 1986 and functioning in the old building with 8 beds in wards and 6 beds in dialysis unit. The Department is now functioning in PMSSY Super Specialty Block ( III Floor). The Department has facilities for performing peritoneal, hemodialysis, renal biopsy and membrane plasma exchange.
Department Activities
Out Patient clinics:
                III Floor, PMSSY Super Specialty Block,
                On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10.00 AM to 12.00 PM,
               OP services are conducted for patients with various renal diseases, and there is a             regular follow up OP for post renal transplant patients on Wednesdays.
Inpatient Services:
                20 beds (10 male and 10 females) in the ward.
                4 beds in speciality IMCU.
                3 beds in renal transplant unit.
                8 beds in dialysis unit.
                Offers treatment for various renal diseases and renal failure patients.
                Offers therapeutic dialysis- both Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis.
                Renal Biopsies are also done.
Academic activities:
                Lecture classes for undergraduates.
                Clinical classes for Postgraduates in General Medicine.
                Lecture classes for Nursing students.
                Department is conducting Dialysis technicians course since 2006-7 onwards.
                Case presentations in Physician’s meetings.
                Research Activities in Acute Kidney Injury, Hypokalemic Paralysis, Snake bite AKI,             
                and Obsterric AKI.
Department Statistics
Year Old cases New Cases In patients Hemodialysis Peritoneal Dialysis Renal Biopsy
2010 9299 2472   157 472  1
2011 9481 2472   102 458  9
2012 10068 2972 612  - 426  22
2013 10375 3362 735 47 338  28
2014 9370 3576 1323 264 233  80
2015 12388 5106 1038 435 498  73
Therapeutic Plasma Exchange – 16 sessions
Future Expansion:
                Renal Transplant Facilities.
                CRRT, SLED, CAPD.
                Renal Laboratory.

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