Nephrology, Bone & Mineral Metabolism

Kidney Failure

UK Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with acute or chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, hypokalemia, hyponatremia osteoporosis, Paget's disease and acid-base disturbances.

The faculty is active in the management and treatment of renal and metabolic bone disease and maintains an active research and teaching program.


  • Acute renal failure
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Electrolyte metabolism
  • Glomerular diseases
  • Hematuria
  • Inherited renal disease
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Nephrotoxicity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal bone disease
  • Renal dialysis (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis)
  • Renal transplantation


  • Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases clinical service
  • Renal clinical service 
  • Renal transplantation clinical service
  • Hypertension clinical service

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