Nephrology

Nephrology

At Prasanthi, we offer a wide array of departments, We ensure that every patient is treated with dignity, decorum, decency and dedication. Our mission is transcended to realm of curative care with giving to preventive care.

  1. Dr. Swaraj Sathyan,MBBS, MD, DM (Nephro), DNB (Nephro)

his year was a glorious year for our Department. Our department was recognized as a force to reckon within both India and abroad.

Dialysis

Our department houses one of the best Haemodialysis units in Kerala. We have the most recent haemodialysis machines Fresenius 4008-H, which offer cutting edge technology at a reasonable cost. We have dedicated machines and separate chambers for HCV and HBV infected patients. We also have facilities for continuous renal replacement therapies. We perform specialized procedure like plasmapharesis for a variety of renal as well as extra renal diseases. We have an active Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) program. A Baxter PD centre was established in collaboration with Baxter India Ltd, to enhance CAPD program.

Interventional Nephrology

Interventional nephrology is the latest sub specialty of nephrology. We perform a number of procedures including AV fistula. We also have an active critical care nephrology unit that takes care of life threatening medical and nephrological emergencies.

  • A 6 bedded Renal ICU, which provides advanced treatment for seriously ill patients.
  • Acute Peritoneal Dialysis
  • A comprehensive Snake Bite Unit, with facilities for ASV Therapy & Ventilator and Dialysis back-up.
  • Special Clinic for Diabetic and Hypertensive Nephropathy Vasculature
  • Preventive Nephrology