Hi Doctor, I am 24 years old dialysis patient having creatinine of 7.5
I am planning for kidney transplant in next few months. What will be the life span of transplanted kidney. If the transplanted kidney damages after 5-10 years. Is it possible to do transplantation or back to dialysis again after some time.
What are the risks involved in it?
Please help me out!
MCh - Urology, Visiting Fellow Andrology and Men's Health, Visiting Physician Urology and Andrology, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Master of Surgery, MBBS, EUREP USI Fellowship
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Transplanted kidneys can work for 10 to 15 years or even more if good care is taken. A repeat transplant with interim dialysis is possible before going for a retransplant. There are many factors on which the life of kidney depends and your nephrology team will be the best source for this information.
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