Wide range of
treatments and collaborations

About 95 patients undergo renal transplantation annually. This involves a multidisciplinary collaboration including research in the prevention of delayed graft function and improvement of long term function as well as close immunological surveillance and individual care.

The Department of Renal Medicine offers simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation in collaboration with the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen. Pre-transplant evaluation and follow up is in Aarhus.

Children are followed up after renal transplantation with Pediatric service specialized also in urinary tract problems, and a young adult clinic with out of hospital service is available.

Renal vasculitis and other immune-mediated, inflammatory renal diseases such as glomerulonephritis often involve multiple organs. The department continuously collaborates with other medical specialities at Center for Immune and Systemic Diseases to provide rapid diagnosis and highly specialized treatment. Haemotologic and microthrombotic renal diseases are also taken care of in multidisciplinary networks.

The Hypertension Centre at The Department of Renal Medicine has affiliated dedicated doctors from the departments of cardiology and endocrinology ensuring an optimal diagnostic approach to patients with complex blood pressure problems. In addition to lifestyle interventions and advanced medical treatment, the Hypertension Centre offers invasive procedures for renovascular and severe hypertension.

Patients with all kinds of renal disease are taken care of, and home dialysis including assisted peritoneal dialysis is available.