Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrology and Dialysis Units deal with diagnose and treatment of kidney diseases, also provides chronic dialysis patients with uremia.
Our units consist of inpatient wards, extracorporeal hemodialysis centers, peritoneal dialysis centers, outpatient clinics to monitor arterial blood pressure and hypertension, stones, general nephrology, renal insufficiency, glomerulonephritis, rare kidney and electrolyte diseases.
Primary field of scientific research of Nephrology and Dialysis specialists is identification of the relationship between the patient's genetic characteristics and his/her pathology. Thus, genetics, associated with the clinical-instrumental observation of the patient, is providing considerable support to the daily clinical practice.
Main conditions treated
We reach the highest goals for you
Application of genetic tests, multidisciplinary approach for complex cases and high-volume of clinical practice let Nephrology and Dialysis Units of Gruppo San Donato become national reference centers of the field.
Our excellence in numbers
dialysis per year
continuous renal replacement treatments (CRRT) performed on intensive care patients
renal biopsies performed on patients with acute renal failure, chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndromes