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Division of Nephrology and Rheumatology
Kidney disease and rheumatic diseases are chronic and persistent disorders that impair children’s quality of life. Our goal is to provide appropriate and advanced therapy to enhance children’s daily health and wellbeing, and enable them to pursue day-to-day activities and challenges.
Certified pediatric nephrologists and rheumatologists treat patients in collaboration with affiliate departments including medical engineering, rehabilitation and the out-patient dialysis room.
Diagnosis and treatment policy
Our team of doctors decides on the most suitable treatment for the needs of the individual based on clinical guidelines and medical evidence.
We have extensive experience with both standard and advanced treatments using immunosuppressive agents, biologic agents and apheresis therapy for refractory nephrotic syndrome and glomerulonephritis. We currently treat many patients with peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and those who have received a renal transplant. We are also responsible for treating ultra-rare diseases such as atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome and Fabry disease.
Our department is one of few in Japan specializing in pediatric rheumatic disease. We provide both standard and advanced treatments including immunosuppressive agents, biologic agents and apheresis therapy. We also manage diagnosis and therapeutic treatments for both fever and pain in the extremities that are of
nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney failure, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, renal transplant and tubular disorders
juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, vasculitis syndrome, fibromyargia and autoinflammatory diseases