Pediatric Dialysis Service Now Available at K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Hospital
Expanded Acute Kidney Injury Program Features Nurses with Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis, Hemodialysis and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Training and Multispecialty Collaboration
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health has expanded its acute kidney injury program to Hackensack Meridian K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Hospital, where a new interdisciplinary care program provides vital dialysis services for children.
The K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital care team treats patients from infancy to young adulthood with common kidney conditions, such as infections to rare organ abnormalities. In conjunction with the pediatric kidney transplant program at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, patients have access to comprehensive surgical services with a team who is on track to perform a record number of kidney transplants this year.
The program’s staff of nurses received specialized training in pediatric peritoneal dialysis, within a program that involves diverse specialties to oversee care, including pediatric nephrologists, pediatric internists, pediatric cardiologists and pediatric pulmonologists.
Learn More about pediatric nephrology advancements at Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health.