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Kidney Transplant

Transplanted kidney

During kidney transplant surgery, a healthy kidney (donor kidney) replaces your own diseased kidneys, which may or may not be removed.

Current as of: September 8, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Tushar J. Vachharajani MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology

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