Treatments & services: Kidney disease and hypertension

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To increase the availability of kidneys from living donors for kidney transplantation, Northwell Health offers ABO incompatible kidney transplant surgery...


To increase the availability of kidneys from living donors for kidney transplants, Northwell Health offers highly sensitized kidney transplantation surgery...


An intravenous pyelogram, also called intravenous urography, is a diagnostic X-ray of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. When a contrast dye is injected intravenously (IV), the urinary tract will show up very clearly, which is not seen on regular X-rays...


Kidney dialysis treatment is a procedure performed on those who are suffering from acute or chronic renal failure. It involves removing waste substances and fluid from the blood that normally are eliminated by the kidneys...


Kidney donation is the most frequent type of living organ donation. There is little risk for the donor to live with one kidney because the remaining kidney compensates to do the work of both kidneys...


A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from another person. The kidney may come from a deceased donor or from a living donor...


Overview Lithotripsy is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedure used to treat kidney stones that are too large to pass through the urinary tract...


Nephrectomy is surgery to remove the kidney. It is the most common treatment for kidney cancer. Laparoscopic and robotic surgeries have become more commonplace, but have not necessarily demonstrated improved outcomes compared with the traditional open nephrectomy...


Kidney ultrafiltration is a renal replacement therapy that removes excess water from patients suffering from acute kidney failure and recycles the cleaned blood back to the patient...