Mission of the Nephrology and Hypertension Division
- To provide diagnostic and non-surgical care to adult patients with renal disorders, taking into account the services offered by other HUG divisions
- To provide diagnoses and treatment for patients with chronic renal failure, emphasizing the use of all applicable measures to slow or stop the progress of their disease, and coordinating the use of interdisciplinary care
- To apply, in patients with terminal renal failure, replacement treatments including intermittent hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplantation
- Patients may be hospitalized or outpatients. In the latter case, they are given a referral consultation by their regular physician.