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What follow-up is required for a kidney donor?

Kidney donors will need to return for regular checkups, even years after surgery.

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What happens before surgery for a living kidney donation?
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Before surgery for a living kidney donation, the recipient and the donor go to the transplant clinic...
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Where do donor kidneys come from?
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Donation of a kidney is the most commonly performed type of living organ donation. Often, a family m...
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How can I reduce my waiting time for a kidney transplant?
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You can reduce your waiting time for a kidney transplant by having your name placed on waiting lists...
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Dr. Lloyd Ratner - About Kidney Donation
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