Department Of Nephrology

1. Artificial Kidney Units

(A) – "Haemo Dialysis (H.D) currently equipped with 23 stations for Haemo dialysis units catering for routine IPD /OPD patients as well as emergency patients"

Acute vascular access

  • Sub clavian Catheter Insertion
  • Jugular /Femoral Catheter insertion
  • Perm catheter insertion

For Permanent Vascular Access

  • Arterio venous fistula (AVF)
  • AV Grafts
  • Transposition of basilic vein in difficult cases

(B) - Peritoneal Dialysis (PD): Routinely acute and chronic PD (CAPD) services are available round the clock. Qualified and experienced doctors team available round the clock for placement of permanent peritoneal catheters.

2. Intensive care renal replacement Therapy

Intensive care renal replacement therapy for patients with multiple organ dysfunction syndromes such as :

  • Resistant Congestive Cardiac Failure
  • Hepatic Failure
  • Multi organ dysfunction (MODS) is carried on specialized machines in Intensive care unit

3. Renal Transplantation

CH&RC is one of the premiers Institute in India to have started the Living Donor Kidney Transplant (LDKT) surgery since 1985. It has always maintained high ethical standards by carrying out Transplantation on related Donors as per the guide lines laid by “Human Organ Transplant Act – HOTA”. Presently CH&RC Indore is the only recognized Institute in entire MP for this procedure. CH&RC is also recognized for Cadaver Kidney Transplant.

So far, more than 650 transplant procedures as well as 10 cadeveric transplants have been successfully carried out at CH&RC.

Transplant team at CH&RC comprises of the following :

  • 3 Nephrologists
  • 5 Transplant surgeons
  • Immunologist
  • Histo pathologist / Sonologist / Radiologists
  • Transplant coordinator

4. Renal dietary services :

Specialized renal dietary advice is available through qualified consultants for IPD as well as OPD patients.

5. Patient information:

ARF:- Kidney failure developing over short period of time .It is on emergency and timely treatment if administered can revert the kidney failure.

CRF: - Kidney failure developing over period of 3 months or more. Appropriate renal management can slow the worsening , if already chronic kidney disease stage 5 & symptratic for nausea, vomiting anorexia & breathing problems; then renal replacement therapy is given

Nephrotic syndrome- This is state of massive protein leakage from kidney into the urine, resulting in swelling all over body. Proper treatment can reverse this otherwise serious medical condition.

UTI:-( Urinary Tract Infection): Urinary Tract is infected which results in burning and pain in passing urine. If left untreated, can result in permanent damage to kidney tissue.

Hypertension:-common manifestation of the kidney Diseases. Uncontrolled HT can lead to serious copnsequesnces.

Diabetes Mellitus: Known cause of Kidney failure. Screening of patients is advised to prevent further Renal loss.

Hereditary Conditions

Polycystic Renal Disease It is hereditary and occurs to the off springs of the affected patients. This condition manifests with HT, blood in urine, and abdominal pain In later stage it can cause renal failure.

Alport Syndrome: Hereditary Nephritis: In later stage it can cause renal failure.

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  • Dr. P. Salgia
  • Dr. A. Sepaha
  • Dr. Mahendra Atlani


High protein diet is essential for the growth of the children and teenagers. There are many protein rich snacks and food items like chana chatpata, sprouts chat, groundnut salted, ground nut chikki and laddoo, dry nuts, paneer and cheese snacks, soya chunks should be incorporated in the diet.

Patients with hyperacidity may be benefitted by small frequent meals, less spicy and oily food, plenty of water and daily walk.

Bottle feeding is very dangerous for infants and children

Person with high levels of uric acid should take moderate protein, plenty of fluids and should avoid fasting.

High fibre diet is good for maintaining health of GI tract. It may also prevent many life style disorder like constipation, piles, dyslipidemia, acidity etc.

One should not replace their meals by fast food/junk food.

Healthy diet contains all food groups like cereals, pulses, milk and milk products, vegetables, fruits and small amount of oil and sugar.

Iron deficiency anemia is very common in our community. People with anemia should consume plenty of green leafy vegetables, jaggery, dates, halu etc. Non vegetarians can consume liver, mutton along with full diet. 

Two teaspoon of flax seed consumption increases immunity and beneficial for diabetics, dyslipidemia, menopausal women and asthma patients.

Instead of taking excessive tea, coffee and cold drinks, one should take plenty of water, vegetable soups, butter milk, coconut water,  lemon juice because they are healthy drinks.

A feastful of nuts like groundnuts, almond, cashewnut, pistachionuts, walnuts, roasted chana are good for children’s health.

Regular intake of fast food and junk food may lead to many health problem like obesity constipation, piles, deficiency diseases cancer etc.

Consumption of methidana is good remedy for sugar control in diabetics.

Maintaining ideal body weight can prevent from many life style disorder like hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia and many other diseases.

Raw garlic, Almonds and walnuts can reduce LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (Good Cholestrol).

Change of cooking oil (soyabean oil / Saffola sunflower oil/mustard oil/olive oil / corn oil) after 2-3 months is good for lowering cholesterol levels.

Soyabean is very rich in protein and isoflavons. Menopausal women should incorporate 15-30 gms roasted soyabean in their diet.

4-5 servings of seasonal vegetables (including cooked vegetable, salads and soup) and 1-2 servings of seasonal fruits are good for health as it contains many vitamins, minerals fibres and antioxidants.

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