The best way to replace lost kidney function - but only about 3 out of 10 are fit for this. Some people can't have a transplant for reasons they have no control over. But there are many who can't have a transplant because of lifestyle choices. For these people, eating good food, having a healthy weight and a little daily exercise can make all the difference.
Downloads about transplantation - please go
through these to find out what it's all about.
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|Videos to watch
||Things to read
|Transplant Information|| The
Cambridge Transplant Website -
|The team and place
that do the transplants for those living in Norfolk -
This is a must read for
those having a kidney or kidney&pancreas transplant
in this area - what to do, what to bring,
who you will meet, the tests, the risks, the consent, the
procedure and more.....and then information about living
afterwards with the transplanted kidney.
|Transplantation||Booklet: Medical info about donating a kidney|
|Patients who've had a Live donor transplant - James & Shelagh||Booklet: Giving and receiving a kidney|
|Patients who've had a Live donor transplant - Tim and Sue||Leaflet about Renal (kidney) Transplant|
had a Live donor transplant - Hansa and Jayesh
||Our Kidney Booklet|
|"Blood Makes Noise" -The extraordinary world of organ donation, dialysis, plasma exchange and transplantation||
|About Live Donation - Giving a kidney to somebody else||
"You can see the ‘In their shoes' videos on YouTube by following
|In their shoes - Lee|
|In their shoes - Diane|
|In their shoes - James|
Excellent sites on RRT (Renal Replacement Therapy - that means transplantation and dialysis).
Other videos more or less repeating the same information but here
if you want to watch them:
Renal Transplantation - the steps
Receiving a kidney from a Deceased Donor
If you are coming to the time when you might need a transplant and you want to talk to somebody ring Mandy Wilkinson, our renal transplant coordinator.
Mandy's contact details are: 01603 289909 email@example.com