Nephrology deals with kidney diseases. At the Centre of Excellence in Nephrology at Manipal Hospitals, our specialised team of nephrologists, kidney transplant surgeons, Interventional Nephrology Radiologist and urologists work together to diagnose and treat the entire gamut of kidney-related conditions in the best possible way. In the treatment of unique kidney conditions which may require a kidney transplant, our quaternary care experts are experienced to handle the most complex cases delicately.
Manipal Hospitals is a pioneer in kidney transplants for over twenty years with a high success rate. Patients and patience is central to our treatment philosophy. This is why our multidisciplinary specialists comprising top nephrologists and surgeons, brainstorm together to arrive at the best treatment options. They have global experience and expertise in treating a range of kidney diseases by leveraging the contemporary medical technology at our Centre of Excellence in Nephrology.
This speciality of nephrology deals with kidney transplants which is gaining popularity among patients suffering from end-stage renal disease.Read More
This is a synthetic process that allows a dialysis machine to filter your blood, removing waste and water. The process assists the body's impaired kidney function and is usually adopted while the patient undergoes treatment for the underlying disease, or till a suitable donor kidney becomes available. In the dialysis machine, the blood passes through…Read More
Sometimes it is impossible to find a compatible kidney donor. With urgency mounting, emergency cases may require an ABO incompatible kidney transplant.Read More
This is a procedure by which a small piece of the kidney is surgically removed for lab testing. Biopsies are primarily used to test for cancer, but is also effective in detecting or confirming other forms of kidney disease. The biopsy can be done through minimally invasive methods, although sometimes a surgical biopsy may be needed to identify the…Read More
A paired kidney exchange, also known as a ‘kidney swap occurs when a living kidney donor is incompatible with the recipient, and exchanges kidneys with another donor/recipient pair.Read More
This procedure takes a healthy kidney from a deceased or living donor and transplants it into a patient whose kidneys have failed. Without functional kidneys, the body accumulates harmful amounts of waste and fluid, which is a life-threatening situation. Everyone has two kidneys, and it is possible to function normally with just one, this makes it…Read More
CLKT is performed routinely in patients with cirrhosis and associated kidney diseases. Most of these patients have chronic renal failure due to parenchymal kidney diseases, in most cases glomerulopathy associated with alcoholic cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis B or C infection, or chronic renal failure due to kidney rejection after kidney transplantation.…Read More
Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is becoming the treatment of choice for critically ill paediatric patients as well as neonatal patients with acute kidney injury and congenital errors of metabolism.Read More
Transvaginal route for kidney extraction (TVE) has emerged as a contemporary surgical option during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy to minimize scars and to offer donors cosmetic advantages in tandem with low post-operative pain.Read More
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious medical condition which affects lakhs of people. Most cases of AKI are caused by reduced blood flow to the kidneys, usually in a patient who’s unwell with a health condition. The reduced blood flow could be caused by severe dehydration from excessive vomiting or diarrhoea or low blood volume after bleeding. Patients…Read More
Problems involving the kidney can impair lives in numerous ways. When left unattended, issues involving the kidneys can become life-threatening or can inflict life-long disability.
Nephrology is a medical and surgical speciality of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the kidney in men and women of all age groups. It includes renal replacement therapy such as dialysis and kidney transplantation.
Manipal Hospital is the best Kidney Hospital in Whitefield, Bangalore offering superior diagnosis and treatment of a full suite of medical and surgical issues concerning nephrology. Clinicians in the Department constitute a diverse group of expert physicians who bring in varied areas of expertise and multiple years of experience within the broad field of nephrology.
We have the best nephrologists in Whitefield, Bangalore backed by state-of-the-art infrastructure, advanced technology and trained support staff makes us one of the best nephrology hospitals in Bangalore as well as India. Be it simple problems of Kidney infections and kidney urinary bladder (KUB) or complex conditions such kidney transplant, acute kidney injury or acute renal failure, we are equipped to treat all conditions affecting the kidney among all age groups and genders.
Our radiologists at Manipal Hospitals are expert in renal biopsy and other diagnostic and imaging tests. we have the top kidney specialists who are expert in Kidney Transplant surgery, renal disease treatment, Combined Liver and kidney transplant, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, and Neonatal and Paediatric Continuous renal replacement therapy.
Chronic Kidney Disease
Acute Kidney Failure
Diabetic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Characterized by gradual loss of kidney function, chronic kidney disease is also known as chronic renal disease. CKD is becoming evident when kidney significantly loses its capacity to function. Sometimes it can lead to end-stage kidney disease, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant.
Manipal Hospital is the best Kidney Hospital near you in Whitefield, Bangalore, offering unmatched expertise in dialysis and do two types of dialysis: Hemodialysis and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Availability of well-equipped and standardized machines for Hemodialysis and dedicated team of doctors and technicians available round-the-clock makes us one of the best hospitals for dialysis.
Treatment of choice for end-stage kidney disease is a kidney transplant. We offer end-to-end care for kidney transplant with the team comprising some of the best surgeons in the field who leverage well-maintained labs and surgical rooms with advanced machines to perform the surgery and post-surgery care with ease.
Acute Kidney Failure: It is characterized by the rapid loss of the kidney’s ability to remove waste. Some symptoms of acute kidney failure include:
Reduced urine output
Swelling in legs, ankles or feet due to retention of fluids
Drowsiness, fatigue, shortness in breath and Nausea
Diabetic Kidney Diseases: Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease and kidney damage from diabetes can get worse over time. Almost all people with chronic diabetes develop some kind of functional change in the kidneys within a few years of the diagnosis. Diabetic kidney disease is also called DKD, chronic kidney disease, kidney disease of diabetes, or diabetic nephropathy.
The centre of excellence for Nephrology at Manipal Whitefield is equipped with the best of technical support and is well-equipped for providing comprehensive care to patients suffering from kidney and genitourinary issues. Our facility has some of the best Kidney Specialists in Whitefield, Bangalore with extensive experience in the field. We are renowned for handling kidney transplants and provide some of the best post-transplant care in the state of Karnataka.
We have the best kidney doctor in Whitefield, Bangalore supported by a highly-skilled and speciality-trained team of nurses, renal dietitians and technicians, who adopt an evidence-based approach to diagnosing patients and determining the best course of treatment to deliver optimal treatment outcomes.
The range of Outpatient and In-patient services includes in-centre day care procedures such as dialysis. This encompasses the entire spectrum of dialysis services that include:
- Hemodialysis IP & OP (Adult/Pediatric/Neonatal)
- Peritoneal Dialysis – CAPD/CCPD (Adult/Pediatric)
- SLED – Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis
- CRRT- Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
- Nocturnal dialysis
- Mobile Dialysis
- Online Hemodiafiltration HDF
After gathering general information about your health from you, your nephrologist will review your medical history, and do a complete physical examination. Then he might order blood and urine tests to determine the functioning of your kidneys.
It is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of the disorders of the renal system such as 1.Protein in the Urine 2.Blood in the urine 3.Renal failure: A) Acute and B) Chronic 4.Kidney disease 5.Kidney stones 6.Kidney infections 7.Polycystic kidney disease 8.Cardiorenal syndrome (CRS) 9.Hepato renal problems (Liver and Kidney) 10.The systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) 11.Nephrotic syndrome 12.End-stage kidney disease
Kidneys are responsible for the removal of waste for the body by filtering the body's blood and producing urine. But in a circumstance of Kidney failure, the kidney loses 85 to 90% of its functionality, leading to the need for dialysis, which will filter the blood for waste, salt, and extra water.
Also called ESRD, end-stage renal disease is the last stage of chronic kidney disease. When kidneys fail, it means it has stopped working, and the patient needs dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. If it is acute meaning temporary can be corrected in most instances.
Patients with chronic irreversible kidney disease who do not respond to any medical treatments, and are either on dialysis or would need dialysis will be eligible for a kidney transplant.
Having a medical condition like kidney failure or a chronic kidney condition can affect your whole life. Manipal Hospitals has dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised care and building long-term partnerships with its patients. Contact us to know more about nephrological problems and book an appointment with one of our Nephrology specialists today.