VPS Rockland Hospital’s Renal Sciences and Kidney Transplant department is a centre of excellence for Nephrology, Urology and Kidney Transplant. It is equipped with an experienced team of Nephrologists and Urologists with expertise in all ailments pertaining to kidney and high blood pressure. We offer comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for both adult and pediatric Nephrological and Urological conditions including the most complex cases.
Various sub- disciplines of Renal Care include:
- Hemodialysis Centre
- Kidney Transplant
- Reconstructive Urology
- Laparoscopic Urology
- Prostate Surgery
- Stone Clinic
- Female Urology
- Pediatric Urology
Clinical, Critical Nephrology and Blood Pressure Clinic:
We offer the latest innovations in renal care and clinical therapies to patients of all ages. State of the art tests and procedures help us make an accurate diagnosis and develop an effective treatment plan. We treat patients with complex kidney problems, such as multi – drug resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Glomerulonephritis, acute, chronic Kidney Failure and rare forms of kidney diseases.
We have state-of-the-art hemodialysis machines and double RO system for ultra-pure water to provide hemodialysis as per AAMI standards. There are separate isolation rooms for HCV, HBsAg and other seriously ill patients. Vascular access procedures like Shunt, AV Fistula, AV Graft Central Line and Permacath Insertions are done regularly.
With the latest available treatment and technology, we ensure that you will have access to the best possible, consistent and safe dialysis treatment round-the-clock administrated by a highly skilled Nephrology team and Dialysis staff.
Our Kidney Transplant team consists of Nephrologists, Urologists and Transplant Surgeons who perform Laparoscopic/Retroperitoneoscopic Donor Nephrectomy to ensure that the donor suffers minimal pain and benefits from early recovery. Donor is up and about the same evening of surgery.
Before transplant, complete evaluation of the patients is done as a rule which may include investigations like Renal Biopsy, Renal Functioning Test and assessment of reversible causes as and when needed.
After the patients are stabilized, they are counseled on various aspects of transplant, including evaluations of potential donors, preparations of recipient and cross matching to ensure successful Kidney Transplant. We also offer Pre-emptive Kidney Transplant, Highly Antigenic Kidney transplant, Re-Transplant, Swap transplant and plasmapheresis ABO incompatible Kidney Transplant are also done.
Here, procedures like RIRS (Retrograde Intravenal surgery) PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy), Ureteroscopy and most commonly TUR of Prostate, Bladder Tumors and Endoscopic Removal of Bladder Stones and Optical Internal Urethrotomy are performed regularly.
Excellent results are being offered for all variety of upper and lower tract reconstructions including, Pyeloplasty, Ileal replacement of Ureter, Boari Flap, Augmentation Cystoplasty and the whole range of Urethral and Genital Reconstructions. Urethroplasty using buccal, mucosa, lingual mucosa and skin is a routinely done for complex Urethral Strictures with excellent results.
We are one of the few centers in India where Advanced Laparoscopic Urology is being performed regularly. Our surgeons are among the best in Retroperitoneoscopic surgeries as well.
Our surgical specialty focuses on Cancer of the urinary tracts in male and female. Cancers of the organs include the Kidneys, Adrenal Glands, Ureters, Urinary bladder, Urethra and the male reproductive organs (testes, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis).
The following cancer procedures are performed here:
- Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy, Partial Nephrectomy
- Radical Nephro–ureterectomy
- Radical Cystectomy with Neo-Bladder Reconstruction
- Radical Prostatectomy
- Total or partial Penectomy with Inguinal Lymph Node Dissections
- Radical Orchiectomy and Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissections
Men's Health Clinic :
This sub–specialty relates to male sexual disorders such as impotence and male infertility. Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Psychosexual Counseling, Intracavernosal Injections and Vacuum Erection Devices are regularly used. Penile Implants have been done for those not responding to the above treatment.
The treatment broadly comprises of patient evaluation of symptoms of lower urinary tract including frequency and urgency of urination; burning while urination; blood in urine and incontinence. Patients of BPH are offered Laser Prostatectomy or Conventional Surgery (TURP). Patients of Prostate Cancer are subjected to TRUS Biopsy and Radical Prostatectomy.
A comprehensive clinic for patient’s evaluation of stone causation wherein a metabolic profile of patient is recommended and necessary steps to prevent stone recurrence are explained to the patients. All surgical aspects of the stone treatment are discussed at length with the patients.