The Nephrology Department of Health Dénia has served nearly 2.000 patients until the end of July at the Hospital outpatient. Of these patients, some of those diagnosed with renal failure, must be treated in Hemodialysis Hospital. During the first seven months of this unit he has made more than 8.400 sessions; one 3,4% over the same period of 2015.
The Nephrology Department of Hospital also offers peritoneal dialysis technique which right now are benefiting a dozen patients.
Peritoneal dialysis is a procedure that allows purifying liquids and electrolytes in patients suffering from renal failure. Peritoneal dialysis utilizes a natural membrane-the peritoneum as a filter. Patients undergoing this technique are preformed so that they themselves those who perform at home. For this environmental conditions must be optimal, exaggerating prophylaxis to prevent infections such as peritonitis.