At Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, our Pediatric Nephrology Unit specializes in caring for children with kidney diseases. Our dedicated team of Pediatric Nephrologists, Urologists, and other specialists, along with a Clinical Genetics Unit, provides comprehensive care. We also receive vital support from our Adult Nephrology and Urology teams in facilitating renal transplantation programs for children.
Technology & Infrastructure
Our commitment to providing top-notch patient care, especially children, is seamlessly woven into the fabric of our advanced technological infrastructure. Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre boasts a comprehensive array of state-of-the-art medical infrastructure.
- Our clinic addresses bedwetting concerns in children, offering uroflowmetry and invasive urodynamic studies for assessing bladder dysfunction.
- We perform ultrasound-guided kidney biopsy and comprehensive renal histopathology (light microscopy, immunofluorescence, and electron microscopy) for precise diagnosis of kidney diseases in children.
- With an in-house clinical genetics unit, we provide genetic testing for genetically mediated kidney diseases.
- Our kidney transplantation program for children with end-stage kidney disease is supported by an in-house dedicated HLA lab for essential immunological testing.
- Over the years, we have successfully diagnosed and managed a range of common and rare kidney diseases in children.
- To ensure access to critical medications like Eculizumab for rare diseases such as atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, our hospital facilitates the procurement process.
- We stay updated on the latest developments in Pediatric Nephrology through regular academic activities, seminars, and continuous education.
- Our commitment to education is evident in our successful DNB Pediatrics course, where we mentor young doctors in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.
The Pediatric Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre provides comprehensive care for various conditions in children, including:
- Antenatal screening and counselling
- Management of congenital and developmental kidney issues
- Treatment for urinary tract infections and vesicoureteral reflux in children
- Addressing obstructive uropathy (e.g., Posterior urethral valves, pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction)
- Management of kidney stones in children
- Support for bedwetting and related issues
- Care for kidney problems in children with spina bifida
- Treatment for Nephrotic syndrome and glomerulonephritis
- Addressing vasculitis affecting kidneys (e.g., Systemic lupus erythematosus, ANCA vasculitis, Henoch Schonlein purpura)
- Management of renal tubular disorders (e.g., Renal tubular Acidosis, Bartters syndrome)
- Handling high blood pressure/hypertension in children
- Genetic testing and counselling for genetically mediated kidney diseases
- Kidney biopsy and renal histopathology
- Managing renal issues in critically ill children in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit
- Addressing Acute Pediatric kidney failure/Acute Kidney Injury with interventions like Intermittent Haemodialysis, Acute Peritoneal Dialysis, Plasma exchange, SLED/Continuous renal replacement therapy
- Providing care for Chronic Kidney Disease and End-stage Renal Failure through Chronic peritoneal dialysis, Chronic Haemodialysis
- Offering kidney transplantation for children with End-stage kidney failure
Partners in care
Dr. Kiran P. Sathe
MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics)