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A Radical Nephrectomy by Nathan M. Patient Expert On Monday, June 6, 2005, the doctors came to get me for my surgery. The procedure is called a "radical nephrectomy", which means that they are going to remove an entire kidney. I was in surgery...
Weck Hem-o-Lok Ligating Clips: Contraindicated for Ligation of Renal Artery During Laparoscopic Living-Donor Nephrectomy by FDA be used for the ligation of the renal artery during a laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy because of serious risks... for ligating the renal artery during laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomies, the Organ Procurement...
Serious Complications from Living Kidney Donation Should Rule Out Live Donor Organ Selling by Wesley J. Smith Patient Expert failure; 19 episodes required transfusion. Open conversions in laparoscopic nephrectomy or late...
"Update: 5 weeks post kidney donation" by Melissa Swanson Patient Expert Hi again! I wanted to update everyone on what's going on post-transplant. I have been moving for the past 2 weeks and haven't had much time to blog. I've had one scare recently with dehydration, but nothing too serious. Ho
"Update: 3 weeks post kidney donation" by Melissa Swanson Patient Expert Hey everyone! I haven't written in a week or so b/c I've been busy trying to catch up at work. I'm also busy packing b/c we're moving soon. I'm not moving away; just to a new house. I know, I know....bad timing. I'm great at
"Kidney Donation: Day 4" by Melissa Swanson Patient Expert Well, today is the 4th day after the operation. It's also the first day that I've felt really good. I'm still having pain (obviously), but I got out and went shopping in two stores today. I felt like I really needed to get
"Kidney Donation Update" by Melissa Swanson Patient Expert Hey everyone. I just wanted to let everyone know that I've been discharged from the hospital and am back at my hotel room. I'm staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Scottsdale, AZ. It's only been about 34 hours since the sur
"On the News-KTAL" by Melissa Swanson Patient Expert Here is a video feed that KTAL has posted on their website about this kidney donation. I was interviewed today in my home.
Kim Stagliano on HuffPo: Mandatory Kidney Donation in New Jersey by Kim S. Patient Expert I have a piece on HuffPo about New Jersey's new flu vaccine mandate for babies and toddlers. Hope you'll add a comment over there. Thanks. Kim Read, New Jersery to Require Mandatory Kidney Donation HERE.
Kidney donation chain by Dave Undis Patient Expert The Arizona Republic highlighted America's first kidney donation chain in a July 22 story: A chain of small miracles started in Phoenix last week. It began when a Michigan man decided to donate one of his kidneys to a

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Treatment ... and in most cases the kidney itself. This operation is called a nephrectomy. In most cases, the remaining kidney can perform all ... » Read on
Complications ... Your doctor may consider removing one or both of their kidneys (nephrectomy), to help relieve this pressure. C ... » Read on