About kidney transplants

Understanding a bit more about kidney transplants and things you can do to help prevent against rejection of your transplanted kidney are two important steps in your journey. Here you can get information on how to prepare for your transplant, along with information for during and after your surgery:

Preparing for your transplant

Knowing what to expect can help to ensure that your experience is a success. Learn some valuable information that can help you prepare for what's ahead, such as how to get and stay on a kidney transplant list, and how to prepare for your kidney transplant.

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Kidney transplant surgery

In the months, weeks, and days leading up to kidney transplant surgery, it's a good idea to become familiar with the surgery process. This section provides highlights to help set expectations.

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Common questions to ask

Whether you are a transplant recipient or you are someone who wants to learn more about kidney transplants, you can find answers to many of your questions by taking a look at these frequently asked questions. We encourage you to speak with your doctor for more information.

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Care partners' connection

Care partners are key members of your treatment team. This section provides your care partners with advice and information to help them care for themselves, so they can better help care for you.

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