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What is Kidney Transplant and its advantages?

A surgical procedure that involves replacing the failed kidney with a healthy kidney from the donor is called Kidney Transplant. This surgery helps to treat several kidney problems such as kidney failure and kidney dysfunction etc. The transplanted kidney will take over the function of damaged kidneys. This will help the patient to avoid long-term dependence on dialysis.


Advantages of Kidney Transplant are the following:

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


What are the indications of Kidney Transplant?

Indications of Kidney Transplant are the following:

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


What can be the preparation for Kidney Transplant?

  1. Before undergoing the surgery, the medical condition of the patient will be checked by the doctor.
  2. Patient should inform past and present medical and medication history to the doctor.
  3. A few lab tests or other examinations such as prostate test and a mammogram may be recommended by the doctor to the patient.
  4. Discuss all the risks and complications along with the benefits of Kidney Transplant with the doctor.
  5. Before the surgery, the patient should sign a consent form.
  6. Should stop smoking at least 1-2 months before the surgery date.


How Kidney Transplant is done?

Kidney Transplant can be done by following the below steps:

  1. The patient will be under the anesthetic effect and does not feel any pain during the surgery.
  2. An incision is made on the abdomen and the failed kidney will be replaced by the donor's healthy kidney.
  3. The arteries and veins of the transplanted kidney will be connected to the patient arteries and veins to allow the blood to flow through the new kidney.
  4. Ureter of the transplanted kidney will be connected to the patient bladder.
  5. The incisions are then closed by the surgeon.


What is the recovery care for Kidney Transplant?

Few steps recommended by the doctor during recovery from Kidney Transplant and they are:

  1. The patient should stay in the hospital for at least a week even after completion of the surgery.
  2. The doctor may prescribe some medications to avoid organ rejection by the immune system.
  3. Should follow the diet as advised.
  4. Limit the physical activity for at least one month.
  5. Avoid lifting heavyweights.
  6. 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.


Which type of doctor can perform the Kidney Transplant?

  1. Trained Nephrologist or Urologist
  2. A General Surgeon with experience in performing Kidney Transplants


How much does Kidney Transplant cost in Pune?

Factors that may affect the cost of Kidney Transplant are:

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


Minimum expenses for Kidney Transplant in Pune starts from Rs.4,00,000

Average amount to be paid for Kidney Transplant in Pune is approximately Rs.6,50,000

Maximum charges for Kidney Transplant in Pune rise up to Rs.9,00,000


Is Kidney Transplant major surgery or minor surgery?

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


To what kind of people Kidney Transplant is recommended?

Kidney Transplant is recommended in the following individuals:

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


To what kind of people Kidney Transplant is not recommended?

Kidney Transplant is not recommended to the following individuals: 

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


What are the risks and complications associated with Kidney Transplant?

Risks and complications of Kidney Transplant are:

  1. Blockage or leakage of the ureter
  2. Failure of the transplanted kidney
  3. Bleeding or blood loss
  4. Infection
  5. Allergic reactions to the anesthesia
  6. Organ rejection
  7. Stroke
  8. Heart attack


How much time does Kidney Transplant take to complete?

To complete the Kidney Transplant surgery, the surgeon may take almost 2 to 3 hours. 


How long does it take to recover from Kidney Transplant?

Individuals who underwent Kidney Transplant may take 3-8 weeks to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Kidney Transplant?

The factors that affect the success rate of Kidney Transplant are:

  1. Experience of the surgeon
  2. Medical condition of the patient
  3. Age of the patient

The success rate of Kidney Transplant surgery is about 85% to 90%. 


Does Kidney Transplant cause pain?

During the surgery, the patient won't feel any kind of pain due to the anesthetic. 


Is Kidney Transplant a permanent procedure/surgery?

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


What are the long-term results of Kidney Transplant?

  1. Increases life span around 10 to 15 years.
  2. There may be chances of failure of the transplanted kidney after a few years.


What can be done if Kidney Transplant fails?

If Kidney Transplant fails, then the doctor may suggest dialysis.