A 21-year-old member asked:
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what does the donor evaluation include?

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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.
Answered on Sep 1, 2013
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Donor healthy: Other investigations include making sure the donor doesn't have, or is at risk for having, the same disease as the related recipient. Donor motivations are also evaluated to protect both parties.
Answered on Sep 1, 2013

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