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I am on vacation in Vigo. I have found the attention, the treatment, the facilities, the efficiency, the professionals out of 10. I recommend this hospital without hesitation.
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Today I am going to contribute my grain of sand to this great hospital and its great professionals. My eternal gratitude to Dr. Sebastián Garfias and Dr. Pedro Llinas who have operated on me for my herniated disc by arthroscopy, they have taken away the pain and I am phenomenal, great work from the neurosurgery team, magnificent professionals. They are close, friendly, listen to you, explain you, advise you and make everything very easy for you. The same I have to say about the anesthesia team, great work and follow-up, you are very good professionals with a lot of empathy. I felt very accompanied, very calm, despite the pain and nervousness. Everyone with the mask, but with a smile in their eyes. I don't want to forget, not even the entire nursing team on the 2nd floor. Thank you very much for the treatment received and for the love that you put in doing things, despite being admitted, it has been a pleasure to be there, you are a wonderful team of professionals. I also want to thank the patient care girls, who have come to be interested in me on a daily basis, in case I needed anything. Many years ago I had a bad experience with this hospital and had not returned. Today I recommend it 100%. And I will continue in the hands of its professionals.
HealthCare Expert, located in Calle Especeria, Malaga, Spain offers patients Kidney Transplant (Living Related Donor) procedures among its total of 73 available procedures, across 20 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Kidney Transplant (Living Related Donor) procedures at HealthCare Expert, as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 3 in total at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
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Nephrology is a branch of medicine that deals with the kidneys, specifically normal kidney function, the preservation of kidney health, kidney disease, and the treatment of kidney disease. A physician who specializes in the care and treatment of kidney disease is called a nephrologist.
Some of the most common conditions nephrologist treat are as follows:
Nephrologists can perform a wide range of tests, procedures, and treatments. These include:
After laboratory tests (blood and urine tests) and imaging tests, you should be able to leave the hospital right away, while with biopsy, you may need to stay overnight. However, you may need to stay in Spain for a few more days to wait for the results. Once the results are ready, your nephrologist will explain them during a follow-up appointment. After kidney transplants, you usually need to stay in the hospital for 5 to 10 days and stay for 7 to 14 more days in Spain. During your stay, ensure to attend all of the scheduled follow-up checkups with your nephrologist.
Recovery time depends on the type of procedure you underwent. For laboratory and imaging tests, you should be able to resume your normal daily activities immediately, though your nephrologist may advise you to rest for the remainder of the day. After a biopsy, avoid strenuous activity for 2 to 3 days. Since a kidney transplant is a major surgery, the recovery time until you can return to work and other normal activities may take around 8 weeks.
Your nephrologist will give you aftercare instructions that you will need to follow and you will also need to make healthy lifestyle changes to maintain the health of your kidney after treatment. You will need to attend regular checkups to check how well your new kidney is working and also will be taking medication for the rest of your life, including drugs called immunosuppressant’s to help keep your immune system from rejecting and attacking your new kidney.
As the field of nephrology continues to advance, the outcomes of tests and treatments are constantly improving. This means that patients now have more chances to be diagnosed early and receive successful treatments. The success rate for nephrology procedures is proven to be generally high. For example, 93% of kidney transplants are working at the end of the 1st year. However, every procedure always comes with risks, such as infection, excessive bleeding, and damage to other organs.
There is no alternative to seeing a nephrologist if you have kidney problems. If your condition is found to be caused by problems in other organs, your nephrologist may work with or refer you to the relevant specialist.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 18/03/2023.