KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS

KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS

TRANSPLANTS ARE A PART OF LIFE

Kidney Transplants are often viewed as extraordinary, this is not accurate. The Kidney Transplant process involves preparedness and completion of a individual qualification to be included on the kidney transplant list.

Types of Kidney Transplants

Living Donor Transplant – A kidney received from a deceased donor, or a living donor.

Paired/Share Transplant – If your donor is not a match for you, consider a Paired/Share Donor Kidney Transplant

Qualifications for Kidney Transplant
Completion of a series of medical test which exam your body to discover, if your body is capable of handling a kidney transplant.
Consultation appointments with the transplant team surgeons (each hospital is different), nurses, social workers, financial counselors, nutritionist, and pharmacists.
All preexisting medical conditions are examined. For example, do you have hypertension? Is your hypertension being properly managed