University Hospital “HOSPITAL DEL MAR”

Published On: September 7th, 2015

Patient – Renal Transplantation

Hospital del Mar is a Research Institute that forms a tertiary care University facility. The department of Nephrology performs all renal replacement therapeutically techniques. The transplant program includes living donation, all deceased donation types, ABO incompatible and desensitization programs, etc. The outpatient clinic manages around 600 transplanted patients.

The staff comprises 12 nephrologists, 8 nephrology fellows in training, and a number of renal nurses and study coordinators. Their research activities are particularly important in the area of pharmacology of organ rejection, being a world-class renowned research center. They perform randomized clinical trials from Phase I to III, and a number of other basic and translational studies and projects.