Nephrology department caters to patients with various Kidney diseases.
We take care of patients with acute renal failure, chronic renal failure and acute on chronic renal failure. Evaluation for the cause of renal failure or cause for worsening of renal failure is done to look for any reversible or treatable cause and appropriate management is done.
We have all facilities for diagnosis and management of all forms of kidney diseases which included kidney various serological tests, kidney biopsy, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).
For patients with end stage renal failure we have state-of-the-art dialysis centre. The department is also equipped to handle a high volume of kidney transplants and all patients undergoing the procedure will be able to avail the best post-transplant care in the state.
We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence-based treatment to ensure the best care for you.
Treatments & Procedures
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.
Advanced Technology & Facilities
Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.
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 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.
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.
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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