The Institute works to provide patients with quality treatment in accordance with the highest health care standards, within the framework of a hospital that combines experience and innovation. It is a reference center for kidney and urinary tract diseases that require innovative therapies or complex surgery.
The ICNU has two hospital wards, an Intermediate Care Unit, a Day Hospital, a Urology Diagnostic Unit, a General Hemodialysis Room, an HBV Carrier Hemodialysis Unit, an Outpatient Assisted Dialysis Unit (DIRAC), a Peritoneal Dialysis Unit and a Therapeutic Apheresis Unit.
The group of more than 180 professionals working at ICNU is made up of medical, nursing and administrative staff who carry out 3,500 hospital discharges each year, more than 2,000 surgeries, and more than 150 kidney or pancreas-kidney transplants. They are also responsible for bringing about a progressive implantation of robotic surgery.
On an outpatient basis, ICNU handles more than 33,000 visits and 4,000 patients to the Day Hospital each year.
The Hospital Clínic is a reference center (CSUR) of the National Health System for:
- Cross-donor kidney transplant
- Kidney transplant of pancreas
- Minority kidney disease