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Nephrologists offer evaluation and treatment of patients with acute and chronic kidney diseases. These include kidney stone disease, disorders of fluid and electrolytes, and renal disease during pregnancy. The specialists also have gained recognition for their expertise in treating difficult-to-manage and complicated renal hypertension.
Services include renal biopsy; metabolic evaluation of kidney stones; and all forms of renal replacement therapy, such as renal transplantation, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Loyola provides adult and pediatric hemodialysis and in-home peritoneal dialysis. With 30 stations and one isolation station, Loyola Center for Dialysis on Roosevelt offers complete services for patients who need dialysis treatments. Loyola’s dialysis center is dedicated to serving each patient’s individual needs, whether a patient is newly diagnosed with kidney failure or requires maintenance treatments for chronic kidney failure. Loyola can help you live your life comfortably and conveniently.
Kidney Transplant Center
Nephrologists work with surgeons from our renowned kidney transplant center to provide consultation before kidney transplantation and long-term follow-up care after transplantation.
An active research program is being conducted in the following areas: hypertensive and diabetic kidney disease, genetic factors in kidney disease, pathogenesis of renal hypertension in experimental models, evaluation of new therapies for renal hypertension, development and evaluation of new dialysis therapies, and management of anemia and other complications of chronic kidney disease.