Living Kidney Donation
About the Kidneys
What is a Living Donor?
Types of Living Donation
Benefits and Risks of Living Donation
Blood Pressure, Blood Typing, and Blood Tests
Questions to Think About
Transplant Recipient Information
About Kidneys and Transplants
Benefits and Challenges
About Living Donation
Transplant Workup for Recipients
Preparing for Your Transplant
Medicines After Your Transplant
After Your Transplant
Your Transplant Team
Pregnancy After Transplant
Organ and Tissue Donation Registry
Donor and Recipient Stories
You will have a healthcare team that works with you before your transplant called the pre-transplant team. A different healthcare team will work with you after your surgery called the post-transplant team. For children, the same doctors and nurses will work with you before and after transplant.
You and your family are key members of your healthcare team. Whenever possible you’ll be included in the care and treatment decisions during your transplant journey.
Your transplant team may also include:
Follow the links above to find out what each team member does. You can also ask your healthcare team about what they do.
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