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Doctor insights on: Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy Co2

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How dangerous is a laparoscopic nephrectomy surgery ?

How dangerous is a  laparoscopic nephrectomy surgery ?

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

Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
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Co2 (Definition)

This is a gas composed on one carbon and two oxygen molecules. Very common byproduct of respiration ...Read more


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What can one expect from a laparoscopic nephrectomy?

Small scar: Laparoscopic nephrectomy will result in small scar, minimum pain, early discharge from the hospital, just as safe as open nephrectomy. ...Read more

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How can a liver be removed from a living donor?

How can a liver be removed from a living donor?

By a surgeon: Transplant teams include surgeons with special training in this procedure. ...Read more

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Are there other organs you can donate as a living donor other than kidneys?

Are there other organs you can donate as a living donor other than kidneys?

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 more

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Who qualifies to be a living donor of a baby born with gastroschisis with only 2/3 of the colon remaining?

Who qualifies to be a living donor of a baby born with gastroschisis with only 2/3 of the colon remaining?

I wouldn't try: An infant should be able to do ok without the missing 1/3 of the colon.Some adults actually have a large amount of their colon removed due to a variety of medical conditions & do well. ...Read more

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What happens in a living donor liver transplantation?

What happens in a  living donor liver transplantation?

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

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What are the advantages of using a living-donor liver transplant?

What are the advantages of using a  living-donor liver transplant?

Timing: You know when you will get you transplant. Also the longer you wait for a deceased donor the sicker you may get. There are more biliary system complications with a living donor though, . ...Read more

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How to become a living donor to someone I don't know?

How to become a living donor to someone I don't know?

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

Dr. Richard Link
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Nephrectomy (Definition)

Surgical removal of kidney for ...Read more