February 05, 2019
What You Need to Know About Kidney Transplant
The kidneys are parts of your body whose function is to filter and remove excess ...
The Urology and Andrology department is a unique resource for those with the diseases of the urinary system, including the kidneys, bladder and prostate gland. As the major tertiary care centre, our goal is to deliver the highest level patient care, consistent with the Sakra philosophy. We are proud to offer some of the region's finest experts covering every major urology and nephrology specialty.
At the Urology and Andrology department we provide patient oriented management of cancer and benign urological diseases by integrating and leveraging our combined expertise. The Institute works as a cohesive team with interdisciplinary interactions between urologists, nephrologists, and medical and radiation oncologists.
The Urology and Andrology department is one of the premier centres in the world using minimally invasive surgical techniques including laparoscopic surgery to correct prostate, bladder and kidney problems. The Urology and Andrology department provides cutting edge care in all areas of nephrology with round the clock delivery of care for dialysis, transplant and chronic kidney disease.
Following are the services provided by Sakra World Hospital in the department of Urology and Andrology:
1. Laparoscopic surgeries for treatment of Kidney, Ureter, Bladder and
Critical Care Medicine (CCM), is a body of specialist knowledge
The cornerstone of Urology services is Endourological surgeries. Endourological surgeries
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Sakra is considered as one of the best urology hospitals in marathahalli with a team of highly-experienced urologists who are dedicated to offering comprehensive care in the field of urology.
What is Urology?
Urology is a surgical speciality that deals with the management of disorders involving the genitourinary system, i.e. Kidneys, Ureters, Urinary bladder, Prostate and Male Genitalia such as Penis and Testicles.
What are the types of kidney failure?
There are mainly 5 types of kidney failure, they are:
Acute prerenal kidney failure
Acute intrinsic kidney failure
Chronic prerenal kidney failure
Chronic intrinsic kidney failure
Chronic post-renal kidney failure
What are the various types of kidney transplant?
The various types of kidney transplant are:
Deceased-donor kidney transplant
Living-donor kidney transplant
Pre-emptive kidney transplant
What are the causes of kidney failure?
There are several conditions that lead to kidney failure, some of them are loss of blood flow to the kidneys, urine elimination problems, infection, blood clot in or around the kidney, uncontrolled diabetes, kidney stones and damaged nerves that control the bladder.
Who can be a donor?
A donor should be a healthy individual between the age of 18 to 60s.