Renal Sciences

The center of excellence for Nephrology and Urology at MIMS is equipped with state of the art technical support and is dedicated to providing the best of care to patients suffering from kidney and genitourinary issues. Nephrology is the discipline that deals with the treatment of conditions that affect the kidneys, while Urology involves the surgical issues of the urinary tract and the reproductive system. The facility at MIMS boasts of the services of some of the best nephrologists and urologists in Kerala with extensive experience in the field.

The CoE offers a number of advanced procedures including renal transplantation and minimally invasive robotic surgery and is one of the few facilities in the state to be equipped to perform robotic surgery with the Da Vinci Surgical Robot – one of the most advanced methods to perform minimally invasive surgery available in the world today. The facility also boasts of a state-of-the-art dialysis centre and offers treatment for diseases like kidney stone, urinary incontinence, bladder stones and kidney failure.

The facility is also equipped to handle a high volume of kidney transplants and all patients undergoing the procedure will be able to avail of some of the best post-transplant care in the state.

Apart from doctors trained at some of the best educational facilities in the world, the CoE also boasts of a highly-skilled team of nurses, renal dietitians and technicians, who adopt an evidence-based approach to diagnosing patients and determining the best course of treatment. All patients who seek treatment at the facility will be under round the clock expert supervision.

Our Specialities

Through our 25+ specialities, we provide in-depth expertise in the spectrum of advance medical and surgical interventions. Our specialties are integrated to provide a seamless experience.

Services

We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.

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 the progression of kidney diseases Close follow-up and advice on the management of different forms of 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 MIMS, Calicut 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 a multi-limbed surgical robot with tiny wrists that bend in all directions, offering precision, dexterity and fine manipulation beyond that of the 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 a 3D video screen and controls.

Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What is Kidney failure?

Kidney failure (also called renal failure) means one or both kidneys can no longer function well on their own.

How is kidney failure diagnosed?

Doctors use a variety of tests to measure kidney function and diagnose kidney failure. Through blood tests, Advance imaging which can show kidney abnormalities or obstructions (blockages) and urine tests.

What is Kidney Transplant?

Some people with kidney failure may be able to have a kidney transplant. During transplant surgery, a healthy kidney from a donor is placed into your body. The new, donated kidney does the work that your two kidneys used to do.

What causes kidney failure?

The most common causes of kidney failure are diabetes and high blood pressure. Sometimes, though, kidney failure happens quickly due to an unforeseen cause.

What is Dialysis?

Dialysis is a treatment for people whose kidneys are failing. Dialysis does the work of your kidneys, removing waste products and excess fluid from the blood.

How to find a match and compatibility with a Kidney Transplant donor?

There are three main blood tests that will determine if a patient and a potential donor are a kidney match. They are blood typing, tissue typing and cross-matching.

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