Department of pediatric nephrology
The pediatric nephrology department at Memorial Sisli Hospital Istanbul offers diagnostic and therapeutic services for young patients with kidney and urinary tract diseases. The department treats infants, young children and adolescents under 18. The medical team includes highly trained pediatric nephrologists, nurses, dialysis specialists and a dietitian who is specially trained in treating children. Department provides excellent diagnostic options, such as a kidney biopsy in children, scintigraphy, and magnetic resonance imaging of the kidneys. All these diagnostic methods make it possible to identify all possible pathological changes in the structure of the kidney as quickly and safely as possible for the child. After an accurate diagnosis is made, the competent nephrologists of the department carry out treatment aimed at slowing down the progression of the disease or a complete recovery.
The department's range of services includes the treatment of such congenital and acquired nephrological diseases as pyelonephritis and glomerulonephritis, various conditions of the urinary tract, and acute, chronic and terminal renal failure. In the department for children with acute renal failure, all modern forms of dialysis (peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis) and plasmapheresis are available. The department also corrects electrolyte imbalance and treats hypertension. In addition to treatment, doctors offer annual screening for kidney disease for early detection of possible pathologies.