Kidney transplantation is the most effective treatment option for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). It has become the most successful and widespread organ transplantation performed today. The Department of Kidney Transplant Surgery is dedicated to provide comprehensive perioperative care to patients with ESRD. Our team consists of nephrologists, kidney transplant surgeons and specialized supporting staff, which provides effective pre-transplant evaluation, transplant surgery and post-transplant follow-up. Since the fi rst kidney transplant was performed in SGRH in 1987, almost 6000 kidneys have been transplanted, with results of patient survival and graft function comparable to the best in the world. At present, we are performing almost 250 transplants in a year.
In the Department of Kidney Transplant, patients with ESRD have access to a range of comprehensive services including:
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The department has to its credit a number of surgical innovations which are now standard procedures. The department is also involved in a number of national and international presentations and has been a member of numerous government and non-government expert committees for transplantation.
The Government of India has recognized the department as a centre of excellence.