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Transplant medicine

Transplant medicine
This speciality of nephrology deals with kidney transplants which is gaining popularity among patients suffering from end-stage renal disease.


Why choose Manipal Hospitals
Backed by outstanding nephrologists and urologists of the highest calibre in their specialised domain, the nephrology unit employs a keen multidisciplinary approach to addressing complex kidney transplants. Paediatric kidney transplant is a niche speciality that involves the most skilled Urologist to perform this demanding surgery. 

Why Kidney Transplant better than dialysis?
Kidney transplant improves survival rate among end stage kidney disease patients, and long-term outcomes in patients with renal failure. Potent immunosuppression is required to maintain a successful kidney transplant. After transplant, patients are monitored on long term costs in hospitalization transplant surgery is lesser than dialysis. Side effects of immunosuppression, and opportunistic infections.

Complexities
Kidney transplant surgery comes with significant risks. The most common ones include failure or rejection of the donated kidney, infection and bleeding, leaking from or blockage of the tube (ureter) that links the kidney to the bladder.

Number of cases
At the forefront of kidney transplant surgery, we have notched up a whopping 8 lakh patients with successful outcomes. 

Success rate
Kidney transplant surgery even in children is highly successful at 97 percent of the time in the hands of skilled surgeons and comprehensive post-operative care. 

Infection control protocol
With the knowledge that all transplant surgeries need quality care especially in the delicate cases of paediatric transplant, our infection control protocol rises to the occasion to nip any infections in the bud. 

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