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The Clinic of Nephrology has 66 beds and 19 dialysis places with outpatient department for renal diseases, high blood pressure and transplantation follow-up, and ultrasound examination – a laboratory with color duplex sonography.

Medical profile of the Clinic covers the general spectrum of diseases of kidneys and high blood pressure, especially acute and chronic kidney failure, including diagnostics and therapy of systematic vasculitis and bone metabolism diseases.

In cooperation with our Clinic for Vascular Surgery, the installation of all accesses to vessels, including the installation of shunting for dialysis and vascular prosthesis is used.

The special field of internal medicine has general educational authority for the specialty of internal medicine; in addition, there is full authority for the development of skills for the Department of nephrology.

Key areas:

  • Kidney diseases: Diagnostics, including bipsy of “native” and transplanted kidneys, as well as treatment of kidney diseases: glomerulonephritis, lupus erythematosus, erythematous and other collagenoses, vasculitis, hereditary kidney diseases.
  • High blood pressure: detection of secondary forms of hypertension in severely regulated arterial hypertension, including duplex sonography of the renal arteries
  • Diagnostics and immunosuppressive therapy of all diseases of the rheumatic range, including hereditary diseases.
  • Realization of all processes of blood purification in case of renal failure and poisoning.
  • Hemodialysis, hemodial filtration,
  • Continuous process of kidney replacement (CVVH, CVVHD, CVVHDF),
  • Regional anticoagulation with citrate in intermittent and continuous dialysis,
  • Plasmapheresis, immune adsorption
  • Lipid apheresis on request,
  • Peritoneal dialysis (CAPD, APD, IPD)
  • Establishment of indications and implementation of renal replacement process in intensive area
  • Diagnostics and treatment of metabolic disorders of the bone marrow
  • Transplantation: treatment of patients before and after kidney transplantation, including long-term monitoring
  • Angiologic diagnostics: ultrasound diagnostics with color coded duplex sonography and Doppler examination of the renal arteries, extremities, supraaortal and intracranial vessels
  • Preparation and organization of home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis

Possibilities of dialysis:

Clinical dialysis

7 medical places

Hemodial filtration, hemodialysis, hemofiltration and plasmapheresis

Patients with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV

Patients with Staphylococcus aureus, methicillin-resistant (MRSA) and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)

Emergency care is provided around the clock’ there is a 24-hour call preparedness for dialysis staff and chief doctors.

Outpatient dialysis

12 medical places

Hemodial filtration, hemodialysis, hemofiltration

Our patients are served in two shifts per day, on the following days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday and one shift Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

We also offer nighttime dialysis on the following days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Gotenstraße 1, 42653 Solingen 
+49 212 547 69 13  l  +49 177 540 42 70  l  +49 173 203 40 66
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