Frequently Asked Questions
Is dialysis painful?
After renal transplantation, will the recipient need dialysis? When can the recipient resume work?
No, it’s jus a process of purifying blood. Jus a needle prick, otherwise it’s totally pain free.
Is kidney biopsy a major surgery? Is it painful and risky?
No, in majority of the cases recipient will not need dialysis.
Recipient can resume work in a matter of few months
Is steroid a very dangerous drug?
No. Kidney biopsy is a very simple procedure done under local pain relief in scan room. Complications are uncommon and manageable.
Does all kidney problem lead to dialysis?
No. Steroid has it’s own adverse effects, but used effectively it can save kidneys and life.
Is LASER treatment for kidney stones available in your hospital?
No. Kidney failure progresses in stages. When identified early and necessary steps taken, we can slow down the progression and need for dialysis.
Whether all patients with kidney stones need LASER treatment for kidney stones?
LASER treatment is available in our Hospital
What is prostate enlargement or benign prostatic hyperplasia?
No. Treatment for kidney stones decided on the basis of size and location of the stone, patient symptoms and kidney function .
What are the symptoms of enlargement of prostate?
In men Prostate gland is located between bladder and urinary passage ( Urethra ). Which is enlarged in majority of the men above age of 50 years.
What is the treatment for enlargement of prostate?
Difficulty in passing urine, incomplete emptying of bladder, night frequent urination, urinary urgency
Majority of the patients do well with medical treatment. Some patients need endoscopic surgery ( TURP-Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate)