A kidney transplant is a surgical treatment to replace an ineffective kidney with a newer and better one. The new kidney is taken from a donor who is either expired or has donated the kidney. A donor can easily live a healthy life with one kidney after giving his kidney to other person.
Generally, there are relatives or family member of the patient who are eligible to provide the kidney. Such kind of transplant is known as living kidney transplant. However, your doctor deny to provide you a kidney transplant in following circumstances –
- • Liver Disease
- • Cardiovascular Disease
- • Cancer
- • Bone Infection
- • Hepatitis
How does kidney transplant is performed?
During a kidney transplant operation, the doctor first puts you under anesthesia.Once you are asleep, the doctor creates an incision in the abdomen and put the donor’s kidney inside your body. Then they connect the arteries and veins from the kidney to your arteries and veins. Then blood will start to flow in the new kidney.Afterwards, the doctor attaches the new kidney’s Ureter to the bladder. Ureter carries the urine from kidney to bladder.