DIVISION OF PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY

The division, established in early 1970s, provides advanced care for patients with disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract.
The division caters to more than 650 new patients with renal diseases every year. Facilities are available for acute and chronic
peritoneal and hemodialysis, and renal transplantation.

Other activities of the Division are:

1.      Training in Pediatric Nephrology through short term training programs, CME, and training courses.

2.      Clinical research in pathogenesis and treatment of nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, vasculitis, renal tubular disorders
and urinary tract infection.

INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES

Nephrotic syndrome in children
Nephrotic syndrome. Guide for parents

FACULTY

Arvind Bagga
Professor
Councilor, International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Tel. 91-11-26593472
E-mail: arvindbagga@hotmail.com

Pankaj Hari
Associate Professor
Tel. 91-11-26588700; extension 4858
E-mail: pankajhari@hotmail.com

 

CLINICAL SERVICES

Pediatric Nephrology Clinics [Pediatrics OPD Block]
Monday morning 9 a.m. onwards
Thursday morning 9 a.m. onwards
Thursday evening 2 p.m. onwards        

 Inpatient Services

1.      Pediatric wards
2.      Pediatric hemodialysis [C5 ward]
3.      Kidney biopsies
4.      Acute & continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
5.      Renal transplantation

TEACHING, CME PROGRAMS

         Training Course in Pediatric Nephrology

November 2004

January 2006

February 2007

         CME Programs 1994, 1996, 1998

         National Conference of Pediatric Nephrology 1991, 1994, 2000, 2004

         Teaching sessions for Short-term Trainees and Renal Fellows (twice a week)

         Nephropathology conference (twice a month)

         Teaching sessions with Department of Nephrology (once a week)

FELLOWSHIP, SHORT-TERM TRAINING PROGRAMS

1.      Fellows supported by the World Health Organization, State Governments, Armed Forces

2.      Training Fellowship, International Pediatric Nephrology Association

3.      Shalini Rakesh Fellowship, Indian Pediatric Nephrology Group

BOOKS

1.      Pediatric Nephrology, 5th edn. Eds. Srivastava RN, Bagga A. Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi, 2005

2.      Principle of Pediatric and Neonatal Emergencies, 2nd edn. Sachdeva HPS, Choudhary P, Bagga A, et al. Jaypee Brothers,
New Delhi, 2004

3.      Nephrotic Syndrome in Children. Guide for Parents, 2005

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

1.      Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles (USA) through International Society of Nephrology Renal Sister Center Program

2.      Fellowship & Training Program, International Pediatric Nephrology Association

 AREAS OF RESEARCH

1.      Pathogenesis of nephrotic syndrome

2.      Treatment protocols for steroid sensitive and steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome

3.      Role of immunomodulators including levamisole and zinc for preventing relapses in steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome

4.      Therapies for vesicoureteric reflux

5.      Effectiveness and safety of medications for treatment of hypertension in children

 INDIAN PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY GROUP (INDIAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS)

The Secretariat of the Indian Pediatric Nephrology Group (subspecialty chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics) is located here.

Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029

Chairperson                                        Prabha Senguttuvan

Secretary, Treasurer                         Pankaj Hari

Editor                                                  Arvind Bagga

Bulletin of Indian Pediatric Nephrology Group

            2004 (3 issues) 2005 (3 issues) 2006

 PUBLICATIONS (2000 onwards)

1.        Bagga A. Steroid resistance in idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. Indian Pediatr 2006; 43: 374.
2.        Bagga A. Steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome recent developments. Indian Pediatr 2006; 43: 9-13.
3.        Bagga A, Mantan M. Nephrotic syndrome in children. Indian J Med Res 2005, 122: 13-28.
4.        Phadke K, Bagga A. Training in pediatric nephrology for developing countries. Pediatr Nephrol 2005, 20: 1205-1207.
5.        Ozen S, Ruperto N, Dillon M, Bagga A, Barron K, Davin JC, et al. EULAR/PRES Endorsed consensus criteria for the 
classification of childhood vasculitides. Ann Rheum Dis 2005 Dec 1 [Epub]
6.        Bagga A, Bajpai A, Menon S. Management of renal tubular disorders. Indian J Pediatr 2005, 72: 771-776
7.        Bagga A. Editorial. Pediatric Nephrology. Indian J Pediatr 2005, 72: 761-762
8.        Bagga A, Mantan M. Nephrotic syndrome in children. Indian J Med Res 2005, 122: 13-28.
9.        Moudgil A, Bagga A, Jordan SC. Mycophenolate mofetil therapy in frequently relapsing, steroid dependent and steroid 
resistant nephrotic syndrome of childhood: current status and future directions. Pediatr Nephrol 2005, 20: 1376-1381
10.     Malik S, Samantaray JC, Bagga A, Das A. Refractory isosporiasis. Indian J Pediatr 2005, 72: 437-439.
11.     Mantan M, Bagga A. Neonatal hyperparathyroidism: adenoma or mutation. Indian Pediatr 2005, 42: 179-180.
12.     Bajpai A, Bagga A, Hari P, Bardia A, Mantan M. Growth and complications in children with primary distal renal tubular 
acidosis  factors influencing long-term outcome. Indian Pediatr 2005, 42: 321-328.
13.     Bajpai A, Bardia A, Mantan M, Bagga A. Non-azotemic refractory rickets in children. Indian Pediatr 2005, 42: 23-30.
14.     Vasudevan A, Mantan M, Bagga A. Management of edema in nephrotic syndrome. Indian Pediatr 2004, 41: 787-795.
15.     Hari P, Mantan M, Bagga A. Intravenous dexamethasone versus methylprednisolone for inducing remission in nephrotic 
syndrome. Indian Pediatr 2004, 41: 993-1000
16.     Mantan M, Hari P, Agarwal V, Dinda A, Bagga A. Renal tubular dysgenesis. Indian J Pediatr 2004, 71: 1041.
17.     Bajpai A, Sharma J, Hari P, Bagga A. Pseudohypoparathyroidism presenting with bony deformities resembling rickets. 
Indian J Pediatr 2004, 71: 345-348.
18.     Ruf RG, Lichtenberger A, Karle SM, Haas JP, Anacleto FE, Schultheiss M, Zalewski I, Imm A, Ruf EM, Mucha B, 
Bagga A, Neuhaus T, Fuchshuber A, Bakkaloglu A, Hildebrandt F, The Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Padiatrische Nephrologie 
Study Group. Patients with mutations in NPHS2 (podocin) do not respond to standard steroid treatment of nephrotic 
syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol 2004, 15: 722-732.
19.     Bagga A, Mudigoudar BD, Hari P, Vasudev V. Enalapril dosage in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol 
2004, 19: 45-50.
20.     Bagga A, Hari P, Moudgil A, Jordan SC. Mycophenolate mofetil and prednisolone therapy in children with steroid-dependent 
nephrotic syndrome. Am J Kid Dis 2003, 42: 1114-1120.
21.     Hari P, Singla IK, Mantan M, Kanitkar M, Batra B, Bagga A. Chronic renal failure in children. Indian Pediatr 2003, 40: 
1035-1042.
22.     Bagga A, Srivastava RN. Editorial. Indian J Pediatr 2003, 70: 233.
23.     Bagga A, Mantan M. Oral antibiotics for febrile urinary tract infections. Pediatr Nephrol 2003, 18: 479-480.
24.     Bagga A, Tripathi P, Jatana V, Hari P, Kapil A, Srivastava RN, Bhan MK. Bacteriuria and urinary tract infections in 
malnourished children. Pediatr Nephrol 2003, 18: 366-370.
25.     Bajpai A, Bagga A, Hari P, Dinda A, Srivastava RN. Intravenous cyclophosphamide in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome. 
Pediatr Nephrol 2003, 18: 351-356.
26.     Brogan PA, Shah V, Bagga A, Klein N, Dillon MJ. T cell V beta repertoires in childhood vasculitides. Clin Exp Immunol 2003, 
131: 517-527.
27.     Hari P, Mantan M, Bagga A. Management of urinary tract infections. Indian J Pediatr 2003, 70: 235-239.
28.     Bagga A, Srivastava RN. Editorial. Nephrotic syndrome and proteinuria. Indian J Pediatr 2002, 69: 1053-1054; Indian J 
Pediatr 2003, 70: 233.
29.     Bagga A, Srivastava RN. Pulse methylprednisolone treatment of idiopathic steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr 
Nephrol 2002, 17: 299.
30.     Bagga A. Urinary tract infections: evaluation and treatment. Indian J Pediatr 2001, 68 (suppl 3): S40-45.
31.     Hari P, Kanitkar M, Mantan M, Bagga A. Hemodialysis in children. Indian Pediatr 2002, 39: 375-380.
32.     Bagga A, Bajpai A, Gulati S, Singh A. Distal renal tubular acidosis with severe bony deformities and multiple fractures. 
Indian Pediatr 2001, 38: 1301-1305.
33.     Hari P, Bagga A, Jindal N, Srivastava RN. Treatment of focal glomerulosclerosis with pulse steroids and oral 
cyclophosphamide. Pediatric Nephrol 2001, 16: 901-905.
34.     Indian Pediatric Nephrology Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Consensus statement on management of antenatally 
detected hydronephrosis. Indian Pediatr 2001, 38: 1244-1251.
35.     Indian Pediatric Nephrology Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Consensus statement on management of urinary tract
 infections. Indian Pediatr 2001, 38: 1106-1115.
36.     Indian Pediatric Nephrology Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Consensus Statement on Management of Steroid Sensitive
 Nephrotic Syndrome. Indian Pediatr 2001, 38: 975-986.
37.     Moudgil A, Nast CC, Bagga A, Wei L, Nurmamet A, Cohen AH, Jordan SC, Mieko Toyoda. Association of parvovirus 
B19 infection with idiopathic collapsing glomerulopathy. Kidney International 2001, 59: 2126-2133.
38.     Indian Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Postgraduate Medical Education in Pediatrics. Indian Pediatrics 2001, 38: 
847-862.
39.     Dinda AK, Singh C, Agarwal SK, Guleria S, Tiwari SC, Dash SC, Bagga A. Diagnosis of glomerular hematuria by
 imagecytometry of urinary red cells. Nephron 2001, 88: 93-94.
40.     Gulati S, Bajpai A, Juneja R, Kabra M, Bagga A, Kalra V. Hypocalcemic heart failure masquerading as dilated 
cardiomyopathy. Indian J Pediatr 2001, 68: 287-290.
41.     Dinda AK, Singh C, Dash SC, Tiwari SC, Agarwal SK, Bhowmik D, Bagga A. Role of supravital staining of urine sediment 
and bright field microscopy in diagnosis of acute renal failure in bedside medicine. J Assoc Physicians India 2000, 48: 
958-961.
42.     Bagga A, Hari P. Levamisole-induced vasculitis. Pediatr Nephrol 2000, 14: 1057-1058.
43.     Lodha R, Bagga A. Traditional Indian systems of medicine. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2000, 29: 37-41.
44.     Agarwal S, Hari P, Bagga A, Guleria S, Mehta SN. Phrenic nerve palsy: a rare complication of indwelling subclavian 
vein catheter. Pediatr Nephrol 2000, 14: 203-204.
45.     Hari P, Bagga A, Srivastava RN. Sustained hypertension in children. Indian Pediatr 2000, 37: 268-274.