Nephrology

The hospital specialises in all aspects of nephrology and transplant nephrology. Fortis Hospital & Kidney Institute (FHKI), Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata provides personalised health care services in all aspects of nephrology including haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, critical care and kidney. Our team of experts provides compassionate and the best possible care for each of our patient. The hospital utilises the most sophisticated diagnostic procedures and the latest surgical techniques to treat all nephrological disorders. The Department of Nephrology provides haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Nephrology – Medical Procedures

Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test

Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test — Overview covers definition, preparation and results of this blood test.
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Creatinine test

Creatinine test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this common blood test.
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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 breast cancer

Hormone therapy for breast cancer — Overview covers why it's done, risks 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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Kidney transplant

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure done to treat kidney failure.
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Microalbumin test

Microalbumin test — Overview covers definition, preparation and results of this urine test.
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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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