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Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Need a Tx Center: You need to be evaluated by the transplant team at an approved transplant center. They will go over the process and describe what is required to be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Major Commitment: A kidney transplant is a major surgical procedure which is followed by close attention from your doctors, nurses, and of course yourself. For those ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
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Kidney removed from: Donor, either living related or cadaver. This kidney is perfused with ice cold saline ; implanted into recipient. Transplanted kidney is most commonly ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sarle
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Kidney donation: To give your kidney you will undergo major surgery and pain will be involved. You need to be a very healthy person to donate your kidney to someone ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Yes: If you mean prior to the need for dialysis. The timing could be elective if you are fortunate to have a willing and healthy living donor. It would b ... Read More
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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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No: But i perform them.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
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Yes: Yes. Discuss this with your kidney doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Klein
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Many years: Depends.. If from living donor, about 90% last five years, 75% last about ten years and nowadays, more and more last more than 20 years if from deceas ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Months to Many Years: No clear answer since it depends on your degree of sensitization to hla antigens, your ABO blood type, and the region of the country you live in. It ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Yes: Rarely; and unfortunately yes. There are cases where an organ does not form properly; or form at all(called agenesis) which may require transplantati ... Read More

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