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Dialysis while on holiday

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Salut Empordà Healthcare offers a dialysis service which enables patients to continue their treatment safely and conveniently while on holiday. A medical team consisting of nephrologists and expert nurses will attend users in comfortable and modern facilities which opened in 2010. These facilities feature the best technology, including 26 Fresenius monitors (Cordiax 5008S and Cordiax 5000) manufactured in 2016, wi-fi, one television per bed, and is able to serve 20 users per shift.

Blood dialysis sessions are supervised by a physician throughout the entire treatment. This service is located in a general hospital where you'll find medical and surgical specialities and an emergency department that is open 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.

Located in the heart of the L'Alt Empordà area, Salut Empordà Healthcare is just a few kilometres from the French border and Costa Brava beaches, next to the Dalí Theatre-Museum. The perfect holiday spot if you wish to continue your dialysis treatment safely and conveniently. In addition, the area is very well-connected, close to the Perpignan and Girona Airports and the high-speed train (AVE) station.

This service is provided in Catalan, Spanish, French and English. There is also a French, English and German interpreting service available.

Portfolio of Services

Dialysis

  • Haemodialysis
  • Online haemodiafiltration
  • Continuous peritoneal dialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis with cycler machine
  • Isolation when needed

Hospital support

  • Nephrology service
  • Insertion of temporary catheters for renal replacement therapy
  • Insertion of tunnelled catheters for renal replacement therapy
  • Creation of arteriovenous fistulas
  • Insertion of vascular prosthesis for haemodialysis
  • Insertion of peritoneal catheter
  • Ultrasound-guided vascular access
  • Renal ultrasound
  • Renal biopsy
  • Outpatient blood pressure monitoring (Monitoratge Ambulatori de la Pressió Arterial, MAPA)
  • Ultrasound-guided puncture
  • Buttonhole puncture

Support services

  • Vascular surgery
  • 24 hr/365 emergency services
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Ultrasound

Professionals

Ramon Sans Lorman, Head of Nephrology and Dialysis Department

Alicia Rey Miguel, Head of Nephrology and Dialysis Department Nursing Services

     

    Quality indicators

    Seroconversion rate: 

    0 

    More than

    80 %

    of patients receiving dialysis through fistula

    More than

    90 %

    of haemodialysis patients are treated via haemodiafiltration

    More than

    50 %

    of patients in the county receiving renal replacement therapy have a functioning transplanted kidney

     

     

     

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