Dr. Gaurav Sahai is an experienced nephrologist serving at the Venkateshwar Hospital, Delhi, India. He has over 10 years of experience in his field. He obtained his medical education in Holy Family Hospital, Delhi in Medicine. He completed a Super specialization in Nephrology from PSRI Hospital, Delhi. He has a special interest in Paediatric Nephrology, Kidney Transplant, Critical care Nephrology, Nutrition in Dialysis patients.
Dr. Gaurav has been a part of many research publications and has even won various accolades for them as well. He has earlier also served as Consultant & HOD at Metro Hospital, Faridabad, and Consultant at Asian Hospital, Faridabad. He is known to have solved many complex nephrology cases in his career.
Dr. Gaurav Sahai treats a number of conditions some of whom are mentioned here for your perusal:
Extreme infections like hepatitis. tuberculosis and bone infections lead to the situation where you need to get your kidney transplanted. A recent occurrence of cancer or being a cancer patient in the present also could make you an excellent candidate for a kidney transplant. Kidney disease or cardiovascular disease can become good reasons for someone to get kidney transplant done.
The signs and symptoms which lead to end stage kidney disease necessitating a kidney transplant are outlined below.
Please consult your Kidney Transplant Surgeon whether you need to get a transplant done if your kidneys have failed i.e., you have end-stage renal disease (ESRD). One of the most frequent reasons for this to happen is when a patient is diabetic for a certain period of time. High blood pressure or Hypertension is another of the leading causes of kidney disease which could necessitate a kidney transplant.
The operating hours of the doctor are from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday, with an off on Sunday. The initial recuperation period from the surgery is anytime upto one week.
We bring to you the names of the popular procedures performed by Dr. Gaurav Sahai.:
The donors whose kidney is transplanted in the place of the diseased kidney could be a living or deceased donor. The preemptive kidney transplant procedure is when the kidney is replaced before the person goes on dialysis. It is also important to check if the transplanted kidney is working properly or not and regular checkups post the surgery are required to do so..
There are many options when it comes to the treatment of a kidney that fails to maintain normal function in the body. Kidney transplant surgery is one of the most successful ways to restore normal functioning of the affected kidneys as it allows for an access to greater freedom and a better quality of life.
A kidney transplant patient is more likely to enjoy bouts of energy and follow the less strict diet as compared to patients who choose an alternative treatment.
The kidney performs several important functions in the human body. Even slight damage to the kidneys can, therefore, cause a lot of problems. When the kidney is rendered incapable of its main function, that is, removal of waste products from the blood, a condition called uremia develops.
Unfortunately, the symptoms of this condition do not develop unless 90 percent of the kidney is damaged. This is the time when an individual would require a kidney transplantation surgery or dialysis to restore the normal functioning.
There are several other kidney diseases that warrant the need for a kidney transplantation. Some of these conditions include the following:
Some of the common symptoms observed in the case of kidney diseases include the following:
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Dr. Gaurav Sahai
Dr. Gaurav Sahai has over 10 years of experience in his field of nephrology.
He has a special interest in Paediatric Nephrology, Kidney Transplant, Critical care Nephrology, and Nutrition in Dialysis patients.
Yes, Dr. Gaurav Sahai provides online video consultation through MediGence.
It cost 35 USD to video consult with Dr. Gaurav Sahai through MediGence.
Dr. Gaurav Sahai is a part of many different medical and nephrology associations.
Whenever a patient has kidney or urinary tract disorders then a kidney specialist or nephrologist is required to help diagnose, treat, and cure the condition.
He can be easily consulted by registering your profile with MediGence and writing down your inquiry. A meeting with the surgeon will be scheduled. Following which the consultation can be done.
It is when you need your diseased kidney or kidneys removed and replaced with a healthy kidney that you visit a Kidney Transplant Surgeon. The surgeon not just performs the procedure but handholds you through the preoperative and post operative rehabilitation as well. The recommendations of medicines and tests is also done by them. While the procedure is being performed they are a part of the team which also includes Nephrologists, nurses and other technicians as well.
We have outlined below the tests that give a good picture of whether you need a kidney transplant.:
There can be a requirement for other tests basis your health conditions, these additional tests are listed her:
The tests are important to be performed at the right time and at proper frequencies to ensure the accuracy of the process, acceptance of the kidney and its proper functioning. Few of these tests are important to know the heart strength and they are Echocardiogram, Electrocardiogram and the cardiac stress test.
You must visit a Kidney Transplant Surgeon if you have any of the commonly seen symptoms associated with a kidney failure. You can avoid the condition of going on the dialysis at all by getting a kidney transplant to preempt this situation. It is also the work of the surgeon to check up on how your body is faring post transplant surgery. The decision to get a transplant or not is also done in consultation with the surgeon.