The Center provides health care services to the largest number of pediatric patients with kidney diseases and offers the widest spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic options for renal disease management in Lithuania, including all acute and chronic RRT modalities. The services offered in the center include modern genetic diagnostics, advanced radiological investigations, immunological testing, dialysis (hemo- and peritoneal), CRRT, plasma exchange, immunoadsorbtion, pediatric renal transplantation (incl. ABO incompatible and highly sensitized patients), pediatric liver transplantation, biological therapies, etc. Since 2017 the Center is also a full member of the European Rare Kidney Disease Reference Network (ERKNet).
The collaboration with the ESCAPE Network was established in 1999 by the leader of the pediatric nephrology research group prof. Jankauskiene who has been since then promoting international collaboration and participation in the ESCAPE Network initiated studies. With a team of 6 dedicated and experienced specialists the group of the Center now almost fully covers all activities within the ESCAPE Network.
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