Kidney Transplants Explained

13 Transplant failure In this chapter we explain what can be done to postpone the eventual failure of your transplant. We talk about the causes of transplant kidney failure, give advice on how to cope and discuss the options available ...

Kidney Transplants Explained

The facts about kidney transplantation, from the experts. A successful kidney transplant can transform the life of a person with kidney failure, and people with a well functioning transplant often feel much fitter than they did on dialysis. Not everyone is suitable for transplant, however, and even those who are may not be suitable all the time. It is essential to be thoroughly prepared for your kidney transplant. This book will help you by answering all your questions about transplants and what they involve. Indispensable to people considering having a transplant or already living with one, this guide will also be valuable to anyone thinking about donating a kidney. Kidney Transplants Explained includes: * Coverage of the important topics such as the 'postcode lottery', organ allocation and deceased and living donor organs * Practical information about the operation, medication and the first three months after transplant * Post-transplant advice: how to look after yourself and your new kidney * Real life accounts of people who have experienced the issues discussed * All the 'Key Facts' summarised at the end of each chapter Table of Contents: Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Suitable for transplant? Part 3 Matching a kidney to a patient Part 4 Decreased donor transplants Part 5 Living donor transplants Part 6 The donor's operation Part 7 Living donor transplantation: some considerations Part 8 The transplant operation Part 9 Medication Part 10 The first three months Part 11 Looking after yourself and your transplant over the years Part 12 Living with your transplant Part 13 Relationships, sec and having childrens Part 14 Transplant failure Part 15 Research and future developments

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Kidney Transplants Explained
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Andy Stein, Rob Higgins, Janet Wild
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd

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Kidney Dialysis and Transplants
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Andy Stein, Janet Wild, Juliet Auer
Categories: Acute renal failure
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd

This is an accessible reference guide aimed at kidney failure sufferers and their families. It provides authoritative and practical information about managing a kidney condition from the initial diagnosis to strategies for coping.
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Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Carol Ballard
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-12 - Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

Discusses organ transplants, including the history and development of the surgery, which organs can be transplanted, the steps involved in the surgery, and the problems with transplanting organs.
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Carol Ballard
Categories: Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

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Organ Transplants
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

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