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What to do if i do not like my kidney recipient. any other donors out there?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Refuse to donate: If you do not like the recipient (r) who will get your kidney, tell the transplant surgeon (ts) about your concerns and have the ts say you and the r not compatible. If the r has no living related relative that is compatible, the r has to go on a list to see if a kidney can be obtained from a cadaver and that may take months to years.

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