Kidney Surgery

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Overview on kidney transplantation

A kidney/ renal surgery or transplantation is the transplant of a kidney done to a patient who is at the end-stage of the kidney disease.  The patients suffering from kidney diseases always require superior quality care, hope and guidance.

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Chances of survival after transplantation

If a patient has a general health status, the chances are more for transplant success and the patient should also be aware to comply by taking immunosuppressant medications to prevent rejection of the new organ by their body’s immune system after transplant.

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The Department of Nephrology

RIMS Hospital in Chennai includes (nephrologists) along with experienced paramedical personnel to treat patients with comprehensive care and compassion in an ideal environment to ensure that patients get the state-of-the-art, innovative diagnostic and treatment facilities in a coordinated fashion.

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Eminent team of medical experts

The eminent team of kidney transplant nephrologists, specialists, urologists, technical expertise and medical staff in the kidney hospitals in Chennai offer benevolent care to the patients across all categories ranging from young to old across the spectrum of acute and chronic kidney diseases.

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Causes of end-stage renal disease

These are listed as the common causes of end stage renal disease – Diabetes mellitus – Chronic glomerulonephritis – Recurrent infection – chronic    pyelonephritis – Systemic hypertension – Long standing renal stone disease – Genetic kidney disease - Primary    hyperoxaluria, ADPKD. – Congenital kidney diseases -     developmental abnormalities.

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Procedures for Recipient Testing

– Testing blood group – Tissue cross match between donor    and recipient – Tests for hepatitis B, C, HIV – Prostate exam – Pap smear and Mammogram – Lung, heart exams – Blood vessel study of recipient – Complete blood test – Kidney,    Coagulation profile, Thyroid and    liver function test

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What is Donor Testing?

Donor testing in kidney surgery includes: – Testing the blood group – Heart and lung exams – USG Abdomen – DTPA –to assess individual kidney    function – Renal Angiogram – Complete blood test – Kidney,     Coagulation profile and Thyroid and    liver function test

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Interventional radiology procedures

Some of the interventional radiology procedures that are handled in the kidney hospitals in Chennai like RIMS Hospital include: – Cadaveric renal transplantation – Combined Liver Kidney Transplant – Combined Kidney Pancreas Transplant – Laparoscopic donor Nephrectomy – Solitary Kidney transplant

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Special Clinical Services

– 24x7 emergency services – Routine CAPD program – Cutting-edge medical infrastructure – Fully-equipped dialysis unit – Separate dialysis machines for     seropositive and seronegative patients,     HBsAg-positive and HCV patients – Comprehensive total kidney care for    paediatric and adult patients – Kidney transplantation programs for live    donor and cadaveric

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Short note on Thyroidectomy

The thyroid gland makes hormones that control metabolism.  Problems with the thyroid may require surgery.  Thyroidectomy or thyroid removal is the most common reason for a thyroid cancer where the general surgeon takes out all or part of the thyroid gland.

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