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The Growth of Renal Transplant in India is "Phenomenal", says the Director of Urology-Neurology and Renal Transplantation at Jaslok Hospital

  • Director of Urology - Neurology and Renal Transplantation at Jaslok Hospital, Dr. Shailesh Raina, recently said in an interview with ET Healthworld that, over the years, urology has developed and has become a broadened specialty in India.
  • He also added that the success rate of renal transplants is "phenomenal" in India, thanks to the very skilled transplant physicians in nephrology. 
  • According Dr. Raina, subspecialties like roboic neurology, neurology and incontinence, female urology and renal transplantation are improving at a very fast pace.
  • In case of transplants, immunosuppresion has improved a lot. With the help of skilled nephrologists present, more and more patients with chronic renal disease and dialysis are opting for transplantations, said he.
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic methods are now adopted by the surgeons to perform donor nephrectomy in which the patient gets hardly any scar and recovers much faster.
  • Renal transplant remains standardised whereas robotic renal transplantation are being further improved.


Source: ET Healthworld

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Bipasha Mitra

Published Date
: 19-Dec-2016

Bipasha Mitra 

After completing her Bachelors Degree in English and PG Diploma in Journalism, Bipasha started her career in writing. With an eye for detail and a creative bent of mind, she emphatically crafts patient's stories, and pens blogs and articles understanding what the readers want to know and should know for their medical treatment.

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