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What does the donor evaluation include?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Complete workup

Usually a complete physical examination; and comprehensive blood panels to make sure the "donor" is is top shape.

In brief: Complete workup

Usually a complete physical examination; and comprehensive blood panels to make sure the "donor" is is top shape.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
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