University Hospital Ulm
Department of Pediatric Nephrology (535089)
Specialized in: pediatric nephrology
About the Department of Pediatric Nephrology at University Hospital Ulm
The Department of Pediatric Nephrology at the University Hospital Ulm offers the full range of services in the diagnostics and treatment of kidney diseases of any severity in children. Also, the department specializes in the treatment of children with the congenital diseases of the urinary tract and bladder dysfunction. To this end, there is maintained close cooperation with the specialists in pediatric radiology, nuclear medicine, pediatric surgery and urology. The Chief Physician of the department is Dr. med. Ortraud Beringer.
All the modern forms of dialysis (peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis) and plasmapheresis are available in the department for children suffering from acute kidney failure. In addition, there are excellent diagnostic options, for example, the doctors perform kidney biopsy in children, scintigraphy, magnetic resonance imaging of the kidneys. All these diagnostic methods allow the doctors to identify all the possible pathological changes in the kidney structure as quickly and safely as possible for a child.
The specialists of the department mostly have to deal with the diagnostics and treatment of the following nephrological diseases:
- Nephrotic syndrome
- Lupus nephritis
- Polycystic kidney disease
- Kidney hypoplasia
- Kidney dysplasia
- Urinary tract malformations
- Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
- Urinary tract infections
- Bladder dysfunction
- Arterial hypertension due to kidney diseases
- Chronic kidney failure
- Preparation for kidney transplantation
- Postoperative care after kidney transplantation
- Other kidney diseases
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