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Something Related with Kidney Transplant

2015-02-26 17:46

Something Related with Kidney TransplantIt is known that kidney transplant is one of the most effective treatment of kidney failure, but most of the people know little about it. In this article, i will share you something about kidney transplant, hoping it can help kidney disease patient who want to take this operation.

A kidney transplant is surgery to place a healthy kidney into a person with kidney failure. During this operation, there will be some risks just like the following shows.

Specific risks related to this procedure include:

Blood clots (deep venous thrombosis)

Heart attack or stroke

Wound infections

Side effects from medicines used to prevent transplant rejection

Tests done before the procedure include:

Tissue and blood typing to help make sure your body will not reject the donated kidney

Blood tests or skin tests to check for infections

Heart tests such as an EKG, echocardiogram, or cardiac catheterization

Tests to look for early cancer

Not all the kidney failure patient can be put on the list of transplant

Your place on a waiting list is based on a number of factors. Key factors include the type of kidney problems you have, how severe your heart disease is, and the likelihood that a transplant will be successful.

After the transplant you may need do

If you received a donated kidney, you will need to stay in the hospital for about 3 - 7 days. You will need close follow-up by a doctor and regular blood tests for 1 - 2 months.

The recovery period is about 6 months. Often, your transplant team will ask you to stay close to the hospital for the first 3 months. You will need to have regular check-ups with blood tests and x-rays for many years.

i hope the above information about kidney transplant can help you know more clear about it, if you still have other questions or need any help in treating kidney disease, you are welcome to contact us by email, we will try our best to help you. Our email: kidney-support@hotmail.com

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