Affiliated Partner Center

Institution

Luxembourg, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg

Center

Nephrology Department

Description

The adult nephrology service provides health care for all kidney diseases in adults.

We provide health care advice that puts the emphasis on:
-Prevention of kidney disease
-Slowing down the damage of kidney function
-The offer of all kind of extrarenal purification
-Kidney transplantation

Specialized activities offered by the department :
-Management of high blood pressure
-Management of hypertension of pregnancy
-Renal failure at all stages
-Inflammatory diseases (glomerulonephritis, vacuities ...)
-Hereditary diseases (e.g. polycystosis ...)
-Lithiasis diseases
-Autoimmune diseases (lupus erythematosus, Wegener's disease, PAN ...)
-Complications of diabetes in all its forms, most notably metabolic syndrome
-Integrated management of end-stage renal disease
-Multidisciplinary preparation for hemodialysis
-Multidisciplinary consultation of transplant patients
-kidney transplantation preparation

Specific exams
-Exploration of arterial hypertension by Holter
-Renal biopsy
-Urinary sediment analysis
-pre-dialysis consultations for optimal preparation.


The dialysis service:
We take care of around 100 patients on hemodialysis.
In dialysis we can offer :
- conventional dialysis service.
-Limited Care service
-peritoneal dialysis
During a transplant, we offer: medical monitoring, nursing, education in our post-transplant consultation.

The Nephrology hospitalization takes place on the 4th floor of CHL and allows the care and management,(by a medical team and specially trained caregivers), of all nephrological diseases in the acute and chronic phase, with a large multidisciplinary group including intensive care doctors, radiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, geneticists…..

Specialists

Disease expertise

Contact

Linda Benchalel
E-mail: benchalel.linda@chl.lu
Telephone: +352 44 11 20 22

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