Discharge from the hospital
The recipient is usually requested to stay in the hospital for a minimum of 2-3 weeks. The presence of
Follow up after kidney transplantation
The renal transplant recipient would be required to report to the hospital after one or two weeks following the discharge for wound examination. Subsequent visits are scheduled at the end of 5 months and 1 year. After this, regular follow up visits have to be undertaken annually. During these visits renal function tests are performed to evaluate the functioning of the kidneys.
Kidney Transplantation - References
- Smith’s General Urology (15th Edition)
- Emil A. Tanagho, MD and Jack W. McAninch, MD
- The McGraw- Hill Companies
- Kidney transplant - (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003005.htm)
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