Urology, Andrology & Renal Transplant+91-11-30403040
We at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital offer a robust Renal Transplant Program with a multidisciplinary approach that fosters collaborative efforts of Nephrologists, Urologists and Kidney Transplant Surgeons who work as a complete team to ensure that every patient receives highly coordinated, personalised comprehensive care.
Our success rate for the best kidney transplant in India process in BLK-Max is comparable to the best in the world. With the highest number of Cadaver Renal Transplants, we provide exceptional expertise and understanding of the entire transplant process – before, during and after kidney transplant surgery in North India. The Transplant ICU is manned by highly efficient nurses and doctors and the lamellar airflow in the ICU help to minimise post-operative infections.
We are also committed to quality care for the kidney donor and perform Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy to ensure that the donor suffers minimal pain and benefits from early recovery.
We offer various different types of renal transplants:
Preemptive Kidney Transplant
Highly Antigenic Kidney Transplant
Re-Transplant and Transplantation in HIV-Positive patients
ABO-incompatible Kidney Transplant
Talk to our transplant coordinator for assistance anytime any where
|S No.||Coordinator name||Designation||Department||Contact Number|
|1||Poonam Tiwari||Transplant Coordinator||Renal Sciences & Kidney Transplant||8130698126|
|2||Sheemol M.C.||Transplant Coordinator||Renal Sciences & Kidney Transplant||8510868834|
A renal transplant also known as kidney transplant is a surgical process that is performed to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy kidney. A healthy kidney may come from:
A Cadaveric/Deceased Organ Donor: A person who has recently died
Living Donor: This could be a family member or others who are a good match with the patient and are in a state to donate one of their kidneys. This type of transplant is called a living transplant and the donor has very high chance of living a healthy life with one kidney. The transplanted kidney is placed in the lower abdomen near the groin, on the front side of the body. The Damaged kidney is usually left inside the body unless it is damaged due to infections or high blood pressure or is cancerous.
The patient might go for a kidney transplant if he suffers from:
End-Stage Kidney Disease and is on dialysis
Advanced chronic kidney disease (stage IV or V with GFR <20ml/min)
Chronic kidney disease (stage IV with GFR <30ml/min) and also in a need of another organ transplant
Chronic kidney disease and type 1 Diabetes (that has not responded to medical treatment)
The preparation for the kidney transplant involves everything from a doctor’s consultation to evaluating the right donor for your transplant. There are many steps a patient needs to take to get ready for a kidney transplant:
Your doctor might ask you to take a full health evaluation to know whether you are ready for a transplant. The process of evaluation can take days.
Make sure you are not only physically but also mentally ready for a kidney transplant.
You may ask the transplant team about the whole procedure of kidney transplant and the related outcomes.
You have to opt for the right donor.
If you have a living donor (anyone ready to donate their kidney to you) then you can go for the transplant as soon as possible.
If you do not have a living donor then you may be added to the national waiting list for a donor's kidney.
You have to take some tests to see whether the donor’s kidney matches yours or not.
Some of the precautions a patient must take before the transplant involve:
Before the Transplantation:
A patient has to undergo a complete pre-transplant test as recommended by the doctor, which includes renal biopsy, renal functioning test and assessment of reversible causes as and when needed.
Make sure to take the prescribed medication on time.
Inform your doctor in detail about your complete medical history.
Abstain yourself from drinking alcohol.
Follow the diet chart as provided by the transplant doctor.
After the Transplantation:
Some of the precautions a patient must take after the kidney transplant involve:
The patient has to visit the transplant centre to follow up as an outpatient for close monitoring of kidney function.
Take all the prescribed medication on time.
Avoid drinking alcohol or smoking tobacco.
Follow your diet and exercise guidelines
Try to get involved in healthy activities.
The patient has to take anti-rejection medication to help prevent the body from rejecting the donated kidney.
Some of the major Complications associated with kidney transplantation involve:
The blood vessels of the new kidney may get blocked
Leakage of urine
Blockage of urine in the urethra
Initial a new kidney may not function correctly
The new kidney may be rejected
Anti-rejection medication side effects
After the kidney transplant, a patient has to take Anti-rejection medication to prevent the body from rejecting the new kidney. These medications come with some side effects that include:
High blood pressure
Excessive hair growth or hair loss
Bone thinning (osteoporosis)
Bone damage (osteonecrosis)
Increased risk of cancer (especially skin cancer and lymphoma)
The cost of Kidney transplant in India Depends On Various Factors Like:
Type of procedure opted
Lab tests conducted
Post-operative complications and risks
Age of the patient
Hospital stay period
Kidney transplant cost in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and other major cities generally includes evaluation of the patient’s health condition before the transplant, the surgery, and post-transplant medical aid. The success rate of a kidney transplant after one year of living- donor related kidneys is 90-95%
Patients who do not reside in the hospital vicinity and have travelled from other places for the procedure also need to consider the cost of accommodation. These costs can add up for a couple of months.
With our cutting-edge technology and expert surgeons, BLK-MAX is the best kidney transplant hospital in India which provide cost-effective transplant.
The total out-of-pocket renal transplant cost in India includes lab tests, doctor consultation, surgeon’s fee, hospital accommodation, medicines, post-operative complications costs, rehabilitation expenses, and follow-up care or treatment.
If you have a health insurance plan that covers the comprehensive costs or partial costs of a kidney transplant, the out-of-pocket expenses will be cut down drastically.
Patients can discuss the estimation of renal transplant costs in India with their doctor before the procedure and get their doubts clarified. Being aware of the cost in advance will help patients plan their finances accordingly.