As a part of the internal medicine, Nephrology practices medical illness associated with kidney and upper urinary tract. The Department practices treatment for electrolytes (sodium, potassium, etc.) disorder, hematuria, proteinuria, and edema associated diseases (glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, etc.), progressive renal disease (chronic renal insufficiency), diabetic nephropathy, acute renal failure, renal toxicity (drugs and toxic substances neuropathy, etc.), urinary tract infections, interstitial nephritis, and renovascular hypertension or renal parenchyma. For hemodialysis treatment, the Department utilizes 25 hemodialyzers for the end-stage renal failure patients, including peritoneal dialysis treatment and therapy.