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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually not: Usually all pre-donation tests are done on an outpatient basis. Unless if any tests were positive and they need to be taken care of that will preclude ... Read More
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Usually not.Most tests for evaluation of kidney donor can be done as outpatient.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends...: That depends what they are donating; surgical procedures would obviously require hospital stay for a few days. Check with your physician to get all t ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Please specify : The expected length of stay really depends on the procedure required for donation. (what is being donated) blood donors can go back to work immediatel ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Hutchens
31 years experience Anesthesiology
The : The short answer is almost certainly "no", although every patient is different, and critical care patients by definition have complex medical stories. ... Read More
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Dr. John Powelson
35 years experience Transplant Surgery
No and yes: Kidney failure is often reversible. If not, renal replacement therapy (dialysis or transplantation) is required. Dialysis allows the patient to survi ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Friedman
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Dialysis - stabilize: Kidney transplantation is not done urgently because of the availability of dialysis to achieve stability. This provides the opportunity for cautious e ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: But usually around a week.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Donor: A persosn in good health.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Complete workup: Usually a complete physical examination; and comprehensive blood panels to make sure the "donor" is is top shape.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Match and health: Tissue match is certainly needed for donation to make sure the recepient will not reject. Also, the health of the donor is evaluated to make sure the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The plasma should-: -have been tested for drugs & discarded, as well as the donor red flagged in a donor based computer program.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: For many of it, this is a painful subject. Ethicists have told me with straight faces that alcoholics and heroin shooters are no more responsible for ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thiri Oo
Dr. Thiri Oo answered
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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