Kidney Transplantation

Specialty of Nephrology

Kidney transplant is an operation that involves removing a kidney from a previously healthy individual (from a living donor or a cadaver) for placement in a patient who requires, usually caused by chronic kidney disease in the terminal phase. During the operation, the surgeon connects the artery and renal vein of the lower abdomen to the new kidney. The transplanted kidney begins to produce urine as blood starts to flow and makes the spoils function which was deficient, which can suspend the dialysis treatment. The operation is technically simple and after it the patient can lead a normal life, but need to take drugs for the rest of his life to prevent his body from rejecting the new kidney.

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