Nephrology in Philippines

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Makati Medical Center
3.0

From 134 verified reviews

William Fan, 16 September 2020

I've done multiple medical check-ups with MMC as well as when my dad was confined for a few weeks there. Place was well kept clean, signs and staff are friendly and answers to questions well. Their services are prompt and the doctors and staff are very professional.

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Asian Hospital and Medical Center
3.2

From 93 verified reviews

Steve Frost, 20 September 2020

Best hospital in delhi ncr. Good quality of treatment and takes good care of patients.

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The Medical City
3.1

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Mari Delos Santos, 16 April 2020

The main lobby will give you a feeling of being in a resort or hotel lobby. The newly open Central Park will be an extra treat, an amenity area that will give patients and visitors the feeling of being at home in their own garden. Doctors here are the best in the country. State of the art facilities and high tech medical equipment. How I wish every Filipino can experience the medical care and assistance at Thé Medical City.❤️ March 4, 2020, I went to the Ambulatory Service Center- as usual long line but patients are comfortably seated and patiently waiting. I have been on food and water fasting for my blood extraction. Not to over fast I approached the lady at the counter 4, to let her know of my situation. She was so quick in attending to my concern and never ask for anything, not even my ID or HMO. She accompanied me at the blood extraction area and everything I need was well taken cared of because of her. Thank you very much Ms. Maria Concepcion Calayan Golla for your kind assistance and compassion. Keep up the excellent work. May your tribe increase. All the best!❤️

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St. Luke's Medical Center

St. Luke's Medical Center, located in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines offers patients Nephrology Consultation procedures among its total of 313 available procedures, across 30 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Nephrology Consultation procedures at St. Luke's Medical Center, as all prices are available on request only. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Clinic, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: JCI AccreditedTEMOS

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    Nephrology is a branch of medicine that deals with the kidneys, specifically normal kidney function, the preservation of kidney health, kidney disease, and the treatment of kidney disease. A physician who specializes in the care and treatment of kidney disease is called a nephrologist. 

    Some of the most common conditions nephrologist treat are as follows:

    • Advanced or chronic kidney disease
    • Tubulointerstitial kidney diseases
    • Tubular defects
    • Glomerular conditions, such as nephrotic syndrome and glomerulonephritis
    • Kidney infections
    • Kidney vascular conditions
    • Kidney neoplasms
    • High blood pressure
    • Structural or functional abnormalities of the kidney, urine collection system, or bladder
    • Vasculitis
    • Electrolyte, fluid, and acid-base imbalances or disturbances
    • Autoimmune conditions that involve the kidneys

    Nephrologists can perform a wide range of tests, procedures, and treatments. These include:

    • Blood tests, including serum creatinine, glomerular filtration rate, and blood urea nitrogen.
    • Urine tests, including urinalysis, 24-hour urine test, creatinine clearance, and microalbuminuria.
    • Imaging tests of the kidneys, such as CT scans, ultrasounds, or X-rays.
    • Dialysis, including placement of the dialysis catheter.
    • Kidney biopsy.
    • Kidney transplants.

    How Long Should I Stay in Philippines?

    After laboratory tests (blood and urine tests) and imaging tests, you should be able to leave the hospital right away, while with biopsy, you may need to stay overnight. However, you may need to stay in Philippines for a few more days to wait for the results. Once the results are ready, your nephrologist will explain them during a follow-up appointment. After kidney transplants, you usually need to stay in the hospital for 5 to 10 days and stay for 7 to 14 more days in Philippines. During your stay, ensure to attend all of the scheduled follow-up checkups with your nephrologist. 

    What's the Expected Recovery Time?

    Recovery time depends on the type of procedure you underwent. For laboratory and imaging tests, you should be able to resume your normal daily activities immediately, though your nephrologist may advise you to rest for the remainder of the day. After a biopsy, avoid strenuous activity for 2 to 3 days. Since a kidney transplant is a major surgery, the recovery time until you can return to work and other normal activities may take around 8 weeks.

    What Aftercare is Required?

    Your nephrologist will give you aftercare instructions that you will need to follow and you will also need to make healthy lifestyle changes to maintain the health of your kidney after treatment. You will need to attend regular checkups to check how well your new kidney is working and also will be taking medication for the rest of your life, including drugs called immunosuppressant’s to help keep your immune system from rejecting and attacking your new kidney.

    What's the Success Rate?

    As the field of nephrology continues to advance, the outcomes of tests and treatments are constantly improving. This means that patients now have more chances to be diagnosed early and receive successful treatments. The success rate for nephrology procedures is proven to be generally high. For example, 93% of kidney transplants are working at the end of the 1st year. However, every procedure always comes with risks, such as infection, excessive bleeding, and damage to other organs.  

    Are there Alternatives?

    There is no alternative to seeing a nephrologist if you have kidney problems. If your condition is found to be caused by problems in other organs, your nephrologist may work with or refer you to the relevant specialist.

     

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 22/09/2020.

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