How long is the wait for a kidney transplant?

Months to Many Years. No clear answer since it depends on your degree of sensitization to hla antigens, your ABO blood type, and the region of the country you live in. It can range from months to many years. A lucky few % receive a perfectly (hla) matched kidney from anywhere in the country. These are called zero mismatched shared kidneys. The best way to reduce waiting time is try and find a willing living donor.

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How long is the recovery time from a kidney transplant?

Maybe 4 weeks. I am not a renal transplant surgeon. My guess would be about 4 weeks recovery if everything goes well post-operatively and no complications. I would refer you to our healthtaps specialists or renal transplant surgeon for correct answer.My practice is limited to neurosurgery and self-healing meditation to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as a secondary support management of complementary medicin. Read more...
Kidney + pt matter. All kidneys + all recipients are not equal. The underlying condition of the patient, + the quality of the kidney (does it work right away or is dialysis needed before it starts working?) play key roles in determining the recovery time. In the best circumstance, with a live donor kidney (these almost always work immediately) + a strong patient, return to non-physical work may be possible in 4-6 wks. Read more...
Recovery Time. Patients usually remain hospitalized for 3-5 days. After discharge, they get monitored in the post-transplant clinic (usually weekly clinic visits and blood work). Staples at the site of the surgery are usually removed after 3 weeks. Ureteral stent is usually removed by cystoscopy at 4-6 weeks post-Tx. Read more...

How long will someone live after getting kidney transplant?

Long time. If you are in good health otherwise, things should go well. If you have serious diseases such as diabetes or hypertension you must take excellent care of yourself daily and keep it controlled. Avoid anymore complications. As always take control of your own good health avoid harmful habits, exercise, and protect your new lease on life. Read more...

How long does it take to get a kidney transplant when a family member wants to give you a kidney?

Not too long. The transplant center will evaluate the donor and recipient to see if doing the transplant is a good idea for both the recipient and the donor. The length of the work-up depends on the age and health of those involved and can be as short as a few weeks. Read more...
It varies. It generally takes a couple of months to fully evaluate a potential donor-recipient pair. Read more...
Depends. The potential donor would need a full evaluation at the transplant center. It can vary depending on the age and the medical condition of the donor, but generally takes several weeks or months. Read more...
It depends. The potential donor has to undergo a thorough donor evaluation. If all the initial tests are entirely normal, the whole process may be done in 1-2 weeks; however, if additional tests are needed, the evaluation can take several months. Read more...

Please tell me how long it takes for to get a kidney transplant when a family member wants to give you one?

Transplant center. It depends on the transplant center. On an average, it takes about 3 months if all the tests for both donor and the recipient are done expeditiously.However, it can take upto 6 months, if the recipient has to be prepared for the surgery. It is best to call the transplant centers and speak to transplant coordinator who can outline their process in that center, . Read more...

How long is a kidney transplant operation?

About 90 minutes. Transplants in young, thin recipients with no vascular disease can take less than an hour. More complicated procedures may take as long as 2 hours. Operations in teaching hospitals can take considerably longer in order to maintain a reasonable degree of safety. There is a wide range in the speed and skill of transplant surgeons and this should be considered when choosing a transplant center. Read more...
Usually 3-6 hrs. Factors determining the length include the technical issues, the anesthesia care (going to sleep + waking up), + equipment issues (example is changing a blown out light bulb - surgeons have to be able to see what they are doing!). A kidney txp requires 3 connections - artery, vein + ureter. If the pt is obese, has arterial disease, prior txps, or the kidney has unusual anatomy, it may take longer. Read more...
Depends. It can vary depending on the size of the recipient, variable anatomy of the kidney (multiple arteries or ureters etc.), previous surgery in the recipient, or other unusual surgical findings. Most cases take 3-5 hours. Read more...

Man 50years old done for him kidney transplant since 7years ago for how long the new kidney will be normal funktion. And survival rate for him?

Depends. How good the donor match was, and how aggressive the anti-rejection treatment needs to be, make a huge difference in survival in general, and graft survival in particular. Read more...
Many factors. Donor source (cadaveric vs. Living), age of donor, degree of matching, history of kidney rejection and response to treatment, medication compliance, current kidney function, and status of underlying disease that caused initial kidney failure, all figure into allograft and patient survival estimates. The patient's kidney transplant team has all this information can provide a succinct answer. Read more...