The department of nephrology in Manipal hospitals, Vijayawada was started along with other departments which now performs about 700 hemodialysis sessions per month. It has got separate machines for HCV positive patients. Qualified technicians perform hemodialysis under round the clock supervision of a nephrologist. The protocols in our hemodialysis unit are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by THE INDIAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY and NABH. We do CRRT, CHARCOAL HEMOPERFUSION for poisoning and plasmapheresis for nephrological as well as neurological conditions (eg: GUILLAIN BARRE SYNDROME). The Dialysis Centre is equipped with 10 state-of-the-art dialysis machines and one CRRT machine.