A 18-year-old female asked:
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can you get a bladder transplant if you have a bladder disease?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
?????!: Never heard of it but does not mean at some point it will remain impossible.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
EXPERIMENTAL: Some centers have grown "bladders" in lab, and have transplanted them into humans, but not aggressively. Neobladders can be constructed from intestinal wall, and that is more frequently done. Seek an opinion from a knowledgable urologist. Good luck.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013
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