Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu

Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu

   Istinye University Bahcesehir - LIV Hospital , Istanbul, Turkey

  20 Years of experience

   275 USD for Video Consultation

BIOGRAPHY

Conditions Treated by Dr Himmet Bora Uslu

Here is an outline of the conditions that are treated by Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu, a Kidney Transplant Surgeon.

  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Failure
  • Polycystic Kidneys

People who are having some serious infections, that includes tuberculosis, hepatitis and bone infections are those that could be a good candidate for a kidney transplant. You might need to get a kidney transplant if you have cancer now or had it in the recent past. Kidney transplant might become a necessity for patients having severe case of liver disease or cardiovascular disease.

Signs and Symptoms treated by a Dr Himmet Bora Uslu

Let us have a look at the signs and symptoms because of which kidneys end up losing 90% of ability to filter then the person has end stage kidney disease and will need a kidney transplant.

  • Fatigue
  • Fluid Retention (causing swelling in your legs, ankles, or feet)
  • Seizures or Coma (in severe cases)
  • Confusion
  • Decreased Urine Output (although occasionally urine output remains normal)
  • Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure
  • Chest Pain or Pressure
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Irregular Heartbeat

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). A constant diabetic person has enough build up to cause chronic kidney disease (called diabetic nephropathy). Your kidneys could be damaged also due to prolonged history of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension).

Operating Hours of Dr Himmet Bora Uslu

The doctor's operating hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday, Sunday is an off day. The initial recuperation period from the surgery is anytime upto one week.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr Himmet Bora Uslu

We bring to you the names of the popular procedures performed by Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu.:

  • Kidney Transplant

The donors whose kidney is transplanted in the place of the diseased kidney could be a living or deceased donor. A preemptive kidney transplant actually preempts the need for dialysis to come in at all. 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..

Past Experience

  • Van Regional Education and Research Hospital Nephrology Clinic
  • Okmeydani Education and Research Hospital Nephrology Clinic

Qualifications

  • IU Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine (ing) IU Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Internal Medicine - Specialization Mediterranean University Nephrology Department - Specialization
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RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (5)
  • Renal Transplantation in High Immunological Risk Patients: A Single-Center Experience.
  • Intrarenal application of N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast medium-induced nephropathy in primary angioplasty.
  • Mesalazine induced focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in a patient with ulcerative colitis.
  • Coronary flow velocity reserve and carotid intima media thickness in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: from impaired tubules to impaired carotid and coronary arteries.
  • Alveolar echinococcosis localized in the liver, lung and brain.
Procedures
Kidney Transplant

 

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:

    • Deep-rooted problem in the anatomy of the urinary tract
    • Extremely high blood pressure
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Polycystic kidney disease
    • Diabetes mellitus

 

Symptoms of Kidney Dysfunction

Some of the common symptoms observed in the case of kidney diseases include the following:

  • Shortness of breath and general fatigue
  • Retention of fluid causing swelling (edema)
  • Foamy and dark orange,  brown, red or tea-colored urine
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Back pain
  • Restless legs and inability to sleep due to leg cramps
  • Metallic taste
  • Breathing problems due to urea build up in blood
  • Loss of appetite
  • Numbness in the toes or fingertips and tingling sensation
  • Problem concentrating
Frequently Asked Questions
What area of specialization does Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu have?
Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu is specialized in Turkey and of the most sought after doctors in Transplant Surgeon.
Does Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
Yes. Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu offers telemedicine via MediGence. Top Transplant Surgeon in Turkey like Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu are offering second opinions and video consultations at the click of a button. One can clear all their queries before opting to travel abroad for treatment with the power of Online Doctor Consultation.
What is the process of scheduling a Telemedicine call with Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu?
To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu, the interested candidate should:
  • Search Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu on the MediGence website search bar
  • Click the video icon against his profile
  • Select an appropriate date
  • Register on the website
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Make the payment via secured payment gateway of Paypal
  • Join the video call by clicking the link received over email on decided date and time
How many years of experience does Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu have?
Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 20 Years years of experience.
What is the consulting fee of Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu?
The consultation fees of Transplant Surgeon in Turkey like Dr. Himmet Bora Uslu starts from USD 275.
FAQ's Related to Kidney Transplant Surgeon
What does a Kidney Transplant Surgeon do?

A kidney transplant surgeon helps you by replacing the diseased kidney or kidneys with a healthy one. The surgery, the recovery and rehabilitation, the surgeon is involved throughout. Recommending the right tests and prescribing medicines is also done by them. Technicians, surgeon and nephrologist are all part of the team who perform this surgery.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

There is a number of tests required to evaluate your candidature for a kidney transplant and they are listed below::

  • Imaging Tests
  • Urine Output Measurements
  • HLA Testing
  • Removing a sample of Kidney Tissue for Testing
  • Donor-Special Blood Tests
  • Urine Tests
  • Blood Tests

Please have a look at some more tests that are important prior to and during the kidney transplant.:

  1. Blood tests
  2. Chest X-ray
  3. chocardiogram
  4. Electrocardiogram
  5. Cardiac stress test
  6. Cancer screening
  7. Colonoscopy
  8. Gynecological examination
  9. Prostate exam
  10. Dental evaluation

The transplant should happen efficiently and kidneys should work well post acceptance by the body, therefore it is important for the tests to be accomplished at the right time and frequency. Echocardiogram, Electrocardiogram and cardiac stress test might be needed based on the doctors opinion.

When should you go to see a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

Any symptoms that indicate a kidney failure are a good reason for you to a kidney transplant done. You can avoid the condition of going on the dialysis at all by getting a kidney transplant to preempt this situation. You need to stay in touch with your surgeon during the post transplant recovery period. The decision to get a transplant or not is also done in consultation with the surgeon.

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