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Frequently asked questions 


What is Kidney Transplant and its indications?

Kidney Transplant is a surgical procedure that involves replacing or transplanting the failed or damaged kidney with a healthy kidney from the donor. It helps to treat several kidney diseases. 

Kidney Transplant is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Unable to complete dialysis procedure
  2. Failure of both kidneys


What can be the advantages of Kidney Transplant?

Some of the advantages of Kidney Transplant are:

  1. Increases the life span of patients suffering from kidney diseases
  2. Improves patients quality of life
  3. Treats the end stage of the kidney


What is the required preparation for Kidney Transplant?

  1. Inform the doctor regarding present and past medical and medication history.
  2. Heath status of the patient may be evaluated before undergoing this surgery/procedure.
  3. Discuss with the doctor about risks, complications, and benefits associated with Kidney Transplant
  4. Should stop smoking at least 1-2 months before the surgery date.
  5. Before the surgery, the patient should sign a consent form.


What are the steps involved in Kidney Transplant?

Kidney Transplant includes the following steps:

  1. The patient will be under the anesthetic effect and does not feel any pain during the surgery.
  2. The surgeon will replace the failed kidney with a healthy kidney from the donor.
  3. The arteries and veins of the transplanted kidney will be connected to the patient's arteries and veins and this allows the blood to flow through the new kidney.
  4. Ureter of the transplanted kidney will be connected to the patient's bladder.
  5. The incisions made are closed by the surgeon.


What is the care taken after Kidney Transplant?

  1. Follow the diet as advised by the dietician.
  2. Limit the physical activity for at least one month.
  3. Avoid lifting heavyweights.
  4. The doctor may prescribe some medications to avoid organ rejection by the immune system.
  5. Make follow-up visits to the doctor to remove sutures, to know if the sutures are healed, and to check if the body is adjusted to the new kidney or not, etc.


Who is the right specialist to perform a Kidney Transplant?

  1. Nephrologist
  2. Urologist
  3. A General surgeon with experience in performing Kidney Transplants


What is the cost of Kidney Transplant in Mumbai?

Some factors may affect the cost of Kidney Transplant in Mumbai and they are:

  1. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  2. Health condition of the patient
  3. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.
  4. Patient age
  5. Doctor fee
  6. Type of hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for


Minimum charges in Mumbai starts from Rs. 1,80,000

Average cost in Mumbai is approximately Rs. 6,84,000

Maximum price in Mumbai rise up to Rs. 11,00,000
 

Is Kidney Transplant major surgery or minor surgery?

Kidney Transplant is major surgery as it involves replacing the failed kidney with the donor's healthy kidney.


What type of people can choose a Kidney Transplant?

People with the following conditions can choose a Kidney Transplant:

  1. Individuals with acute kidney dysfunction that cannot be treated with medications
  2. People with end-stage kidney disease


What type of people cannot choose Kidney Transplant?

People with the following conditions cannot choose Kidney Transplant:

  1. Individuals who are addicted to smoking, alcohol and illicit drugs.
  2. People who are suffering from serious infectious diseases like bone infections, tuberculosis, and hepatitis, etc.
  3. Individuals with HIV positive.


What are the risks and complications of Kidney Transplant?

Kidney Transplant has the following risks and complications:

  1. Allergic reactions to the anesthesia
  2. Organ rejection
  3. Failure of the transplanted kidney
  4. Blockage or leakage of the ureter
  5. Blood loss


What is the required time to complete a Kidney Transplant?

The time required to complete Kidney Transplant may be 2-3 hours. 


What is the recovery time from a Kidney Transplant?

To recover from a Kidney Transplant, the patient may take around 3-8 weeks. 


What is the success rate of Kidney Transplant?

Kidney Transplant success rate depends on the following factors:

  1. Patient age
  2. Experience of the surgeon
  3. Medical condition of the patient 


However, the success rate of Kidney Transplant maybe 85% to 90%.


Does Kidney Transplant cause pain?

Kidney Transplant does not cause any pain during surgery. However, after the surgery, there may be mild to moderate pain.


 Is Kidney Transplant a permanent procedure/surgery?

Kidney Transplant may not be a permanent surgery as the life span of the transplanted kidney from a deceased donor is 12 years and from a living person lasts up to 15 years. 


What are the long-term goals of Kidney Transplant?

  1. Increases life span around 10 to 15 years
  2. Chance of transplanted kidney failure
  3. Decreases the severity of chronic kidney diseases


What are the options to look after the failure of Kidney Transplant?

In case of a failed Kidney Transplant, the doctor may suggest dialysis.