Renal Science

The Fortis Centre of Excellence in Renal Science is dedicated to providing medical and surgical treatment and management of all aspects of adult and paediatric urological conditions. The department has extensive experience in treating problems like kidney stones, incontinence and haematuria. It provides screening, staging and treatment of all uro-genital tumors including those of the kidney, ureter, bladder and prostate.
The Centre specializes in all aspects of kidney care, including haemodialysis, Chronic Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), peritoneal dialysis, and critical care.
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Renal Science – Medical Procedures

Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Cholecystectomy — Overview covers definitions, risks of open and laparoscopic gallbladder surgery for gallbladder removal.
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Circumcision (male)

Circumcision — Overview covers definition, risks, results of removing the foreskin from the penis.
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Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this exam to detect colon disease.
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Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure to examine your bladder.
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Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis — Overview covers definition, risks and results of this procedure to treat kidney failure.
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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer — Overview covers risks, what to expect and results
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Intravenous pyelogram

Intravenous pyelogram — Overview covers definition, what to expect and results of this imaging test.
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Kidney biopsy

Kidney biopsy — Overview covers definition, risks, results for this procedure to examine kidney tissue.
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Nephrectomy (kidney removal)

Nephrectomy — Overview covers treatment goals, risks, complications of kidney removal.
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Open prostatectomy

Open prostatectomy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this treatment for enlarged prostate.
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Penile implants

Penile implants — Explore your choices and learn what to expect from penile implant surgery.
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Percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy — Comprehensive overview covers, definition, why it’s done, risks, what you can expect, and results.
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Peritoneal dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis — Overview covers definition, risks and results of this procedure to treat kidney failure.
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Prostate biopsy

Prostate biopsy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure to detect prostate cancer.
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Prostate laser surgery

Prostate laser surgery — Overview covers definition, risks, results of procedure to treat enlarged prostate.
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Rectal prolapse surgery

Rectal prolapse surgery — Overview covers definition, risks, results of surgery for rectal prolapse.
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Testicular exam

Testicular self-exam — Overview covers definition, benefits and step-by-step instructions for examining the testicles.
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Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)

Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP) — Overview covers definition, risks of this enlarged prostate treatment.
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Transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT)

Transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this enlarged prostate treatment.
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Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA)

Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this enlarged prostate treatment.
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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) — Overview covers risks, results of this enlarged prostate treatment.
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Urinalysis

Urinalysis — Overview covers definition, preparation and results of this common laboratory test.
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Vasectomy: An effective form of male birth control

Vasectomy — Overview covers definition, side effects, results of this male birth control procedure.
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