Percutaneous Renal Biopsies

At CARE Hospitals percutaneous renal biopsy is an integral part of the clinical practice at the Kidney Institute. It is essential in the diagnosis of glomerular, vascular and tubulointerstitial diseases of the kidney, providing information that is invaluable in prognosis and patient management. The use of real-time ultrasound and automated biopsy needles has simplified and improved the success and safety of this procedure. The Kidney Institute continuously trains young nephrologists in the proper technique of performing renal biopsy procedures.