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Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy Co2
Depends: As long as your operation is done by an expert, it should be safe. Ask your sugeon how many he/she has done and about past results. It can be a very safe operation in the right hands. ...Read more
Alot: Minimum $15-20k. Look into a patient assistance fund at your hospital. ...Read more
Think of tissue: The other tissue that you can easily donate is blood. Many people excitedly sign organ donor cards while failing to capitalize on regular blood donation. You can donate about once every two months for whole blood. This is a life saving donation. Please consider blood donation as part of your giving to society. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: While liver transplant is sometimes done as a life sustaining procedure with low levels of anti-hla antibodies to the donor, this is a higher risk transplant. The precise circumstances of the donor and recipient need to be carefully evaluated by the team responsible for the transplant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who qualifies to be a living donor of a baby born with gastroschisis with only 2/3 of the colon remaining?
The donor gives part: And keeps the rest, enough to live on. The liver that remains regenerates almost to 100% of original size and function. ...Read more
Go to a center: You need to approach a center which accepts altruistic donors.....and does swap kidneys.....you must go thru batteries of tests just like other live donors....including but not limited to a) make sure you are fit for such complex surgery b) it is ok to remove i.e. One of your kidneys with out harming you.....you will not be allowed to donte if they find donation might affect badly you health ...Read more
Contact Tx Program: I believe you are referring to being an altruistic organ donor. In order to be able to donate, one has to undergo a very thorough donor evaluation that includes a full psychosocial evaluation. In the state of Arizona, several programs including U of AZ, Mayo Clinic, and BG Samaritan will be happy to evaluate you. ...Read more
Using part of liver: Similar to removal of a portion of the liver because it contains a tumor or other type of disease, living donor liver transplantation depends on the use of a portion of the donor's liver. The donor is left with enough liver to remain healthy. The recipient gets the part that is removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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