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In the normal, healthy body, waste products are removed from the blood by the kidneys. This allows the body to get rid of toxic products we create, such as the urea (the waste product formed from the breakdown of proteins and usually passed in urine), as the body repairs its tissues. The kidneys also play a vital role in the control of salt and water balance in the body. If the kidneys start to fail, both of these functions can start to go awry. Serious illness develops and although various treatments are available to control some of the symptoms, the kidneys cannot recover. Eventually, if end-stage kidney failure develops, you will need to have your blood cleaned artificially, by dialysis. This involves the removal of extra water and waste substances from your blood.
Should you require peritoneal dialysis here at The London Clinic, our multidisciplinary team can provide the preferred peritoneal dialysis service, whether you have CAPD or APD. We use the Baxter HomeChoice® machine for patients who need APD.
The symptoms of kidney failure are varied and can occur with a number of other conditions, so a blood or urine test is needed to confirm a diagnosis. In the case of acute kidney injury, the treatment is usually to remove or correct the cause. This can involve: removal of any blockage, such as kidney stones or blood clots, intravenous fluids (injection of fluids into your bloodstream) to correct dehydration, treatment of any infection or inflammation and treatment of underlying illness or injury.
If your urologist believes that the stone is too big to pass unaided or is causing an obstruction, you may need surgery to remove it. This may include: tunnel surgery or percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and ureterorenoscopy.
Please note that The London Clinic no longer offers this surgery.
An arthroscopy allows your surgeon to diagnose and treat some common problems affecting your knee, without the need for a large cut on your skin. This may reduce the amount of pain you feel and speed up your recovery. An all-inclusive package for this treatment is available at £3,100.
If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, a knee replacement should reduce your pain and help you to walk more easily.. An All-Inclusive Package for this treatment is available from £14,675.
The NAVIO® surgical system is an innovative approach to all forms of knee replacement surgery. The London Clinic is one of the only hospitals in the UK to offer this surgical system which uses robotic technology to offer support to complement the skill of our orthopaedic surgeons.

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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

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Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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