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Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy Co2
Lifelong commitment: Although you likely will be out of the hospital relatively quickly, your surgery is major and will require a prolonged recovery with close monitoring. Thereafter, your risk of rejection and/or adverse response to lifelong immunosuppression will require considerable restrictions. Of course, you have not shared why you need a new liver & your current MELD score--these factor into your "recovery." ...Read more
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
Can patient with fsgs and aiha undergo kidney transplant ? Whether the patient should go for live donor or cadaver transplant ? What r success rate?
Fsgs recurs but,: Fsgs is okay to transplant whether live donor or not! however, recurrence, is possible. Fsgs returns in about one third of the transplanted kidneys i.e. Every 3 persons with kidney failure due to fsgs who get transplant, one of them will see fsgs affecting his transplant. The disease may take years to appear however. So, possible recurrence is not a reason to not transplant persons with fsgs. ...Read more
Not aware of any: There are both rules regarding patient confidentiality at both the federal and state level. State by state rules vary but are centered in limiting access to personal medical information. For such a registry to exist the donor or donors would first have to agree to share their identifying information.I don't see that happening in the present environment. ...Read more
After finding the matched kidney from living donor; doctor will take out the kidney of living donor before doing the operation to the receipt right??
Kidney paired exchan: You are referring to a kidney paired exchange program where a living donor matched for you is donating on behalf of another recipient who will receive a kidney from another donor more compatible to them. Yes, you are correct that the donor surgery always precedes the recipient surgery and the kidney is removed, prepared and implanted into your pelvic area. ...Read more
LAVH usually better: Depends on what the reason is, what your body type is and why they are doing it and how good your doctor is at doing lavh. But usually there is less pain and an easier recovery time after lavh. But doing it robotically often has less pain that lavh. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mum, 64, had successful lap surgery removed right ovary & cyst. Post op care? Also water boils near incision sites. Using lactofine lotion on them ok?
Follow up: After laparoscopic surgery, most patients can resume normal activities relatively quickly. Consult your surgeon in this regard. "water boils" near incision sites are frequently blisters related to the adhesive in the dressings used to cover the incisions. Keep these sites clean and dry, and see your surgeon in his office for a postop visit as directed by him. ...Read more
Usually 1: Most if the time 1 kidney is transplanted. Occasionally 2 very small (pediatric) kidneys are kept connected to each other and transplanted "e bloc" - they grow quickly. Some older kidneys with low function are transplanted together (but separated) to try to provide enough function in combination. The recipient should understand and give consent (or not) in advance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
54/M. Diabetic for 25 yrs. Asymptomatic Gallstone of 8mm, a Kidney stone of 4mm. Surgery for Kidney stone in 2days. Should Gall Surgery be delayed?
Nephrectomy: Firstly, u need to be tissue typed to see if you are a good match for the recipient, then u must be worked up to ensure that you have 2 healthy kidneys and can afford to lose one. The nephrectomy can be done by laparoscopic assist & removed via a small incision just lerge enough to remove kidney. About 2 days in hospital for pain management, then couple of weeks off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Live pre/post: Living donor donations involve a living doner giving one of a paired organ (like a kidney) or a piece of the liver to the recipient. The process involves all the same tissue matching tests as with a deceased donor, but is potientially more readily available thru screening living relatives or friends. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, yes, yes: Sex is an important part of life quality - feel empowered to discuss openly with your transplant team. Some men have difficulty with erections because of hypertension, diabetes and medications they must take - usually treatable. You must also consider possible impact of immunosuppressants on causing abnormal sperm (risk is probably low). Overall, odds are good for being active. Be responsible too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Renal Cell Carcinoma - had radical nephrectomy left kidney, cancer has spread to the lungs - surgery not an option. Life expectancy w/o treatment?
Living kidney donor when donating a kidney does the donor have to be the same size as the recipient?
Large kidney stone in kidney. Deciding between a laser lithotrypsy or arthroscopic direct removal. Ureter stents very uncomfortable for me. Thoughts?
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