Renal Sciences

One of the most advanced facilities in the region for comprehensive kidney and genitourinary care, the Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology at Aster Medcity offers specialised nephrology, urology, andrology, kidney transplant and minimal access robotic surgery services to patients of all ages.

The first facility of its kind in Kerala to offer high-precision robotic kidney and urology surgery, this centre offers a wide range of therapeutic technology/ support including haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. What sets this centre apart is the outstanding team of doctors comprising highly experienced nephrologists, urologists, renal transplant surgeons, anaesthetists, critical care experts and renal pathologists. Multidisciplinary in approach, they provide optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients with the support of an award winning team of nurses, renal dieticians, rehabilitation experts and qualified technicians.

Aster Centre of Excellence in Nephrology & Urology has several landmark achievements to its credit, including the honour of being the third centre in the world to perform a robotic transvaginal renal transplant surgery and the first in India to perform a robotic kidney tumour removal.

The first facility in Kerala to offer robotic surgery using high-precision da Vinci surgery system, the centre also offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and clinical support including South Asia’s first OR1 Karlstorz Fusion Integrated Surgical Suites, India’s fisrt Flat Panel Biplane Vascular Hybrid Cath Lab, South India’s first IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA) ICUs and Kerala’s first PET-CT Scan with Time Of Flight Technology

Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Outpatient Division
Outpatient Consultation for patients of all ages. Measures to detect, prevent and stop progression of kidney diseases Close follow-up and advice on management of different forms kidney diseases (along with the team of social workers, nurses and renal dieticians).
Outpatient & Day care Division
Outpatient Consultation for patients of all ages Extracorporeal shock wave Lithotripsy for renal and ureteric stones Flexible Cystoscopy for both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures Transrectal Ultrasound guided prostrate biopsy Minor procedures like urethral dilatation, suture removal, BCG installation
Minimal Access Robotic Surgery
Aster Medcity, for the first time in Kerala, introduces Robotic Surgery with da Vinci Robot- a highly advanced surgical Robot that performs minimally invasive surgeries with utmost precision. What can be called the next level in surgery, the da Vinci Robot has multi-limbed surgical robot with tiny wrists that bend in all directions, offering precision, dexterity and fine manipulation beyond that of human hand. The Surgeon performs minimally invasive surgeries by manipulating three robotic arms and a video camera that are inserted through small skin incisions, while seated in front of a computer console with 3D video screen and controls. The option of Robotic surgery is available in the Urology, Cardiothoracic, Gynaecology, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Bariatric and Paediatric Surgery Departments at Aster Medcity.

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