Children's kidney and hypertension


Our children’s kidney unit at St Mary’s Hospital provides a service for the investigation and treatment of children and young people with conditions affecting the kidneys and urinary system, and with high blood pressure. We work closely with Great Ormond Street Hospital for complex kidney problems.

Conditions we treat

  • antenatally-detected kidney disorders
  • complex urinary tract infections
  • proteinuria (excess protein in the urine)
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • acute and chronic glomerulonephritis
  • acute and chronic kidney injury
  • bladder disorders

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