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Nephrology

Our pediatric nephrologists treat a variety of kidney diseases.

The Division of Nephrology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides treats kidney disorders and provides comprehensive evaluation of renal functions, including kidney biopsies.

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Comprehensive evaluation of renal functions, including kidney biopsies, are provided by the Division of Nephrology. The division's physicians treat kidney disorders in children including:

  • Congenital anomalies of the urinary tract including vesicoureteral reflux and obstructive uropathy
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Renal parenchyma diseases including glomerulonephritis
  • Tubular diseases
  • Collagen vascular diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus.

Treatments and Procedures

Conditions We Treat

Dialysis for patients suffering from acute renal failure is also performed through the pediatric nephrology program. The dialysis program includes hemodialysis, acute and chronic peritoneal dialysis and continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration.

Success Stories

At 12 years old, Milagros was diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disease that causes the body to attack itself. In Milagros’ case, the disease attacked her kidneys, and a few years after her diagnosis, her kidneys completely shut down.
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