In a kidney transplant, a healthy kidney from a living or deceased donor is surgically implanted into a patient whose kidneys are no longer functioning correctly. End-stage renal disease (kidney failure) is the result of the body’s ability to filter hazardous levels of fluid and waste, which build up and raise blood pressure. When the kidneys have lost around 90% of their normal function, end-stage renal disease occurs. When the kidneys have lost around 90% of their normal function, end-stage renal disease occurs.
Other Transplantation Treatments
Why Is A Kidney Transplant Advisable?
A kidney transplant is recommended for people who have severe kidney disease and cannot live without dialysis or a transplant. The following are some of the kidney diseases for which transplants are performed. However, kidney transplantation is not required in all cases of the following diseases. For a diagnosis, always consult your doctor.
Types Of Kidney Transplant
If you want to seek kidney transplantation as a treatment option, there are three types to consider. Your transplant team will work with you to determine which option is best for you.