Kidney transplantation is a surgical procedure of transplanting or placing a kidney from a living or deceased donor into a person whose kidneys are not functioning properly.
What do our kidneys do?
A day it filters about 30 gallons of blood to remove approximately half gallon of extra water and waste products.
The most common causes of kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure. Working with your doctor can help prevent kidney disease.
End stage kidney disease:
Kidney transplant is recommended when you have end stage renal failure that cannot be reversed by another treatment method.