Kidney Transplant in Bhubaneswar

UroFirst - Advanced Urology Centre in Bhubaneswar is at the forefront of diagnosing and treating all urological problems for men, women, and children. We have some of the most advanced medical technology in the world. Dr. Sumanta Mishra, the best urologist in Bhubaneswar leads Uro-First with his wide knowledge and years of experience in this field.


Our cutting-edge diagnostic services include world-class equipment for precise diagnosis. Our highly skilled urologists specialize in the most advanced medical and surgical treatments - all with the support of our state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated staff.


At UroFirst, we offer a spectrum of treatments and services for conditions including stone disease, bladder and kidney disease, prostate problems, urological cancers, gynecological urology, pediatric urology, male sexual health, laparoscopic surgeries, and kidney transplant in Bhubaneswar.


The Centre was founded to provide the highest level of diagnosis, treatment, and management of all urological problems. 


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Dr. Sumanta Mishra

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Urology), DNB Genitourinary Surgery

Urologist Experience: 6 years

Dr. Sumanta Mishra is a renowned urologist in Bhubaneswar, with extensive experience treating all urinary system problems, including kidney transplant surgery. He is dedicated to providing his patients with thorough, efficient, and compassionate care.


He performs a wide range of laparoscopic procedures, including partial and radical nephrectomy, pyeloplasty, and ureterolithotomy. He has earned a reputation as a proficient laparoscopic surgeon and a brilliant professor. 


Dr. Sumanta Mishra obtained his MBBS from B.J Medical College, Pune, and his Masters in General Surgery from S.C.B Medical College, Cuttack. After completing MCh in Urology from the world-acclaimed Christian Medical College, Vellore, he pursued DNB in Genitourinary Surgery.


In terms of treatment quality and success rate, he is exceptionally competent. That’s why he is regarded as one of the top surgeons in Bhubaneswar, with a reputation for providing excellent urological treatment and surgery.


What is a Kidney Transplant?

A kidney transplant is a surgical operation that involves the transplantation of a healthy kidney from a deceased or living donor into a person whose kidneys have failed.


The primary function of the kidney is to filter and eliminate waste, fluid, and minerals from the blood.

When your kidneys lack the ability to filter, dangerous levels of waste and fluid build up in your body, raise your blood pressure and lead to renal failure (end-stage kidney disease). It occurs when the kidneys have lost nearly 90% of their ability to function normally.


End-stage renal disease requires removing waste from the bloodstream by dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive.


At UroFirst - Advanced Urology Centre, our team of health care specialists works together to achieve a positive outcome from your kidney transplant in Bhubaneswar.


Causes of end-stage kidney disease are as follows:

  • Diabetes
  • Uncontrolled, chronic high blood pressure
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Severe urinary tract infections


Types of kidney transplant surgery

Deceased-donor kidney transplant


A deceased-donor kidney transplant is a procedure wherein a kidney is removed from someone who has recently died and transplanted into a recipient with kidney failure. It is done with the family's permission or if the person has pledged to donate their organs.


Living-donor kidney transplant


A living-donor kidney transplant is a procedure wherein a kidney is taken from a living donor and transplanted into a kidney failure recipient. Generally, family members such as parents, brothers, sisters, children above 18 years, a spouse can donate a kidney.


Preemptive kidney transplant


A preemptive kidney transplant is performed before your kidney function deteriorates to the point that dialysis is required to replace the kidneys' usual filtering function. It is the preferred treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease.


Why do you need a kidney transplant?

A transplant of the kidney is usually the preferred treatment for renal failure when compared to the lifespan of dialysis. If you have chronic kidney disease or renal failure, a kidney transplant can help you feel better and live longer.


In comparison to dialysis, kidney transplantation offers:

  • A higher standard of living
  • Decreased death risk
  • Lesser dietary limitations
  • Reduced treatment costs


Some people may benefit from preemptive kidney transplantation, which involves having a kidney transplant before they need dialysis.


However, a kidney transplant may be more dangerous than dialysis for some people with renal failure. The following conditions may make you ineligible for a kidney transplant:

  • Advanced age
  • Severe heart condition.
  • Cancer that is active or has just been treated
  • Dementia or a mental condition that isn't well-managed
  • Abuse of alcohol or other drugs
  • Any other risk that could compromise the patient's ability to successfully endure the procedure and take the post-transplant drugs required to avoid organ rejection


Living-donor kidney transplantation is possible since only one given kidney is required to replace two failing kidneys.


If a suitable living donor is not available, your name may be added to a kidney transplant waiting list in order to obtain a kidney from a deceased donor.


Dr. Sumanta Mishra is an expert in kidney transplant specialist in Bhubaneswar and has performed many complex surgical procedures with positive outcomes.


The success rate of kidney transplant in Bhubaneswar

We have a high success rate for kidney transplants. Currently, the success rate is over 90%. The experience of the surgical and post-operative care teams, the compatibility and tissue matching of the donor, and other factors all influence the success rate of a kidney transplant in Bhubaneswar. 


Infection after kidney transplant surgery is a significant risk that can reduce the success rate. Therefore, choose a hospital that follows international protocols regarding hygiene and cleanliness to minimize the risk of infection. Dr. Sumanta would also suggest certain precautions after a kidney transplant.


Why choose Dr. Sumanta Mishra for a kidney transplant? 

  • Dr. Sumanta Mishra is highly experienced and well-trained in major urological and kidney transplant procedures.
  • Further, he has the privilege of working in top medical institutes in the country, including Christian Medical College, Vellore, Fortis Memorial Research Center, Gurugram, etc. He gained immense knowledge and skills in handling all types of urological procedures.
  • Being an expert in minimally invasive surgeries like laparoscopic and laser allows him to treat his patients without making an incision or using keyhole surgery.
  • He has been honored with several awards and is a member of many national and international urological societies.

Frequently Asked Questions

Transplanted kidneys last between 10 and 12 years on average.

A kidney is inserted into the lower abdomen during transplantation. The original kidneys are rarely taken out unless they are greatly enlarged or cause significant complications, such as uncontrollable high blood pressure or frequent kidney infections.

Kidney transplant surgery is a major procedure and carries the following risks:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Blood clots
  • Rejection of the donated kidney
  • Leakage from ureter
  • Failure of the donated kidney
  • Blockage of the ureter

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