A kidney transplant is done the people affected by terminal renal failure and require artificial methods of renal clearance. Renal failure, also known as kidney failure occurs when the kidneys are unable to filter toxins and other waste substances from the blood.
As specialists say Urology , kidney transplantation is a replacement therapy for renal function to clearly improve the quality of life of patients who depend on dialysis.
Risk of kidney transplant
There are certain risks associated with a kidney transplant, among them:
- Vasculareds problems associated with surgery.
- Heart problems or stroke
- Wound infections
- Side effects of medications prescribed to prevent kidney transplant rejection
- Loss of kidney transplanted from other causes
The transplant is performed with a kidney comes from a living donor or a donor who has died. For the living donor, usually it tends to be a related family. The person must express their willingness to donate the organ to be found in an excellent state of health. Kidney donation does not affect the quality of life or the donor's renal function.
After proper assessment of the potential donor nephrectomy is performed using minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopic surgery for the kidney to be transplanted. Using this technique allows the donor is quickly incorporated into your routine, because it is a short and barely causes postoperative pain.