Medical director: Doc. Cinchini Elisabetta


Nephrology, for the health of the urinary tract

Nephrology is the specialized branch of Internal Medicine that deals with the urinary tract and, in particular, the kidneys.

At Quisisana, an accredited private hospital, it is possible to undergo a nephrology visit in Ferrara.

What is a nephrology visit

The nephrology visit at Quisisana, for a fee and not affiliated with the National Health System, is carried out by Dr. Ermanno De Paoli. This is one of the services present in the center of excellence, which makes experience and specialization its strengths.

The nephrologist analyzes the normal functionality of all the elements that make up the kidneys and examines all the pathologies that can affect them, evaluating, from time to time, which methodology to use to diagnose the disease with certainty and which therapies and/or surgical techniques to adopt to treat the any malfunctions or anomalies found.

You can book this activity online

Quisisana provides the service of Nephrology as a paid service, book your visit now, or contact us for more informations.

Who is nephrology for?

The nephrologist deals with glomerular/vascular disorders (affecting the functional units of the kidneys or the vessels associated with them) and tubular/interstitial disorders (affecting the renal tubules and surrounding tissues), but also with diseases of mineral metabolism. The pathologies treated by the nephrologist are specifically:

  • chronic kidney disease
  • hypertension
  • kidney stones
  • acute and chronic renal failure
  • polycystic kidney

The doctor and nephrologist Ermanno De Paoli takes care of carrying out an accurate medical history before proceeding to a complete physical examination. Typically, nephrology visits include the prescription and execution of certain tests such as:

  • blood analysis
  • urine analysis
  • biopsies
  • kidney ultrasound
  • x-rays

A nephrological visit is usually done for kidney, hypertension or metabolic problems. Specifically, the nephrologist is used in case of:

  • presence of protein in the urine
  • presence of blood in the urine
  • decreased kidney function
  • recurrent kidney stones
  • chronic or repeated infections of the urinary tract
  • acute renal failure
  • hypertension not controlled by drugs

Medical staff

  • Dr. Ermanno De Paoli Specialist in Nephrologists

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