Interactive session with doctors of Apollo Hospital on kidney diseases and treatments

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Interactive session with doctors of Apollo Hospital on kidney diseases and treatments

Interactive session with doctors of Apollo Hospital on kidney diseases and treatments

U K   ¦    May 02, 2019 07:02:31 PM (IST)

Interactive session with doctors of Apollo Hospital on kidney diseases and treatments-1Mysuru: An interactive session with specialist doctors of Apollo BGS Hospitals on kidney diseases and its treatments was recently held at Gana Bharathi, Adichunchanagiri road.

People suffering with kidney problems, undergoing kidney dialysis, and those who wanted to know about the treatment options participated in the session. This interactive session was a scientific knowledge sharing session with Mysuru’s renowned specialists and the most experienced Nephrologists and Urologists of Apollo BGS Hospital, Mysore, who are known for their abundant contribution towards helping thousands of people in Mysuru maintain healthy and functional kidneys.

This event gathered comprehensive information on specific types of Kidney diseases such as Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Former patients of Apollo spoke to the public about their experience post kidney transplant. People who donated their organs also spoke to break the myths surrounding organ donation.

Dr. Srinivas Nalloor, Sr. Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, said “People on dialysis can undergo kidney transplant. Kidney transplant is safe, cost effective over long run and improves life expectancy”.

NG Bharateesha Reddy, VP, Operations and Unit Head, Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru said “Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru is proud of its doctors for conducting successful kidney transplants since 2003 and we are very glad to put smiles on the faces of the organ recipient’s families and we were able to make a difference to each one. We do the highest number of kidney and liver transplants in the city of Mysore. India needs more people to come forward and register for Organ Donation and save lives”.

The event witnessed more than 250 kidney patients.