Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology (AINU) Chennai Accomplishes Groundbreaking Cancer Treatment on a 93-Year-Old Patient
~Prevalence of complex comorbidities like Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Bronchial Asthma & Chronic Kidney Disease~
Chennai, November 20, 2023: Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology (AINU) Chennai, a leading kidney care specialist in India and Chennai’s largest nephrology and urology healthcare specialty center successfully performed a minimally invasive complex cancer surgery on a 93-year-old patient. This significant milestone achievement has provided relief to the nonagenarian who arrived with complaints of blood in urine and had other serious conditions like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, coronary artery disease, bronchial asthma and chronic kidney disease. He was then diagnosed with a large ureteric tumour and was successfully treated by an expert team of urologists at the hospital.
Dr. Arun Kumar B, Managing Director and Chief Consultant Urologist and Uro-oncologist at AINU Chennai expressed “Post presenting with a myriad of challenges, a comprehensive diagnosis by our highly skilled team at AINU was executed as the case presented to be an extremely challenging one with age being a key factor to consider on top priority. We decided to perform a delicate laparoscopic right nephroureterectomy which also included bladder cuff excision with the utmost care and advanced techniques, aiming to remove the affected area while preserving the patient’s overall health.”
“Renal failure is very common for men above 65 and if cases of CKD and kidney complications persist then it can get aggravated, if not treated at the right time. We are more than delighted with the outcome of this particular patient as he has been discharged happily, showing promising signs of recovery.” added Dr.Venkatsubramaniam -Executive Director and Senior Consultant Urologist, expressing gratitude for the collaborative effort of the medical staff.
This achievement highlights AINU Chennai’s dedication to pioneering medical advancements and delivering exceptional care in the realm of renal health, particularly in challenging cases that demand expertise and precision. With its state-of-the-art facility and a team of renowned surgeons, AINU Chennai continues to set benchmarks as an exemplary institute for renal healthcare.
About AINU:Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology is a world–class super-specialty Kidney Center in India and the youngest hospital to be accredited by NABH and awarded DNB by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As a dedicated group in the field of Nephrology and Urology, they are present in 4 major cities namely Hyderabad, Vizag, Siliguri, and Chennai comprising of total 7 branches with several milestones to their credit. Consisting of a distinguished panel of doctors with expertise in the field of Urology, Nephrology, Paediatric Urology and Nephrology, Medical Oncology, Anaesthesiology, Andrology, and Radiology, AINU boasts state-of-the-art facilities to cater to exclusive care in renal health. As a premier Centre of Excellence in Renal Sciences, the 500-bedded tertiary care units include an SICU, Acute Kidney Care Unit, Advanced dialysis unit, and comprehensive diagnostic support facilities along with 24×7 Emergency care and pharmacy with patient amenities. Certified for its excellence in healthcare as The Best Hospital by the prestigious and globally acclaimed Newsweek publication, AINU with its advanced patient care, experienced staff, and latest technological amenities like the latest generation Robotic-assisted surgeries and has 100 bedded hemodialysis facility with 5008S HDF system provided with provision for advanced Hemodiafiltration. The expert-based dialysis is best suited to each individual’s needs and also takes a multidisciplinary approach to care.