With about 3,200 patient visits annually, the General Renal Program at Boston Children's Hospital provides consultation and treats children admitted to the hospital for renal replacement therapy, those in acute renal failure and children with critical illness. Our patients include children with renal conditions as well as fluid, electrolyte or metabolic abnormalities.
Our division includes a seven-bed pediatric dialysis unit with special expertise in:
- acute and chronic hemodialysis
- peritoneal dialysis
- continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)