Kidney transplant recipients guidelines - Post operative care for the kidney transplant

Kidney Transplant Recipients Guidelines         Kidney transplant refers to transferring of the kidney from one person to another. The person who is donating the kidney could be either a deceased donor or could be a living donor. Here are some kidney transplant recipient's guidelines. More...

How Long Can A Kidney Be Kept Prior To Transplant ?

How Long Can A Kidney Be Kept Prior To Transplant

Live kidney transplantation is increasingly common now due to the latest procedures that have proved to be successful. A live donation leads to immediate transplantation where there are no long waiting times encountered. Kidneys from brain-dead donors are generally of a superior quality, since they are not much exposed to warm ischemia, the time between the heart stopping and the kidney being cooled. More...

 

Average Healing Time For Transplant Of Kidney

Average Healing Time For Transplant Of Kidney

A kidney transplant refers to the procedure where a damaged kidney is replaced with a healthy kidney and the donor of the healthy kidney could be a living donor or a deceased one. The surgery for kidney transplantation usually would take about three hours or so following which the patient is then sent to intensive care for close monitoring for a day or two and then to  the Transplant Unit for monitoring procedure. More...

 

Enlarged Testicle After Kidney Transplant

Enlarged Testicle After Kidney Transplant

In cases of organ transplant, there is always a risk of a rejection. Rejection happens when the body recognizes the new kidney as a foreign object and starts fighting it.  But studies have shown that the success rates of kidney transplant are as high as 98 percent where the donor is a relative and 85 percent where the donor is not a relative.More...

 

 

Post Operative Care For The Kidney Transplant

Post Operative Care For The Kidney Transplant

The careful post-operative monitoring is focused on the function of the transplanted kidney and close observation for any sign of complication or rejection of the kidney. A transplanted kidney is a foreign object and reacting against it as a natural response, which is called rejection. Close monitoring allows a timely intervention and treatment. More...