Living Donation

What Is Living Donation?

A living donor kidney transplant is an operation where a living person donates his or her kidney to someone whose kidneys are no longer working.

Why Donors Donate

When someone is diagnosed with kidney failure family members and friends may be looking for ways to help. Many people feel that their relationship and life with a loved one would improve if the person had a kidney transplant.

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Consider Living Donation

It is important to remember that only the patient can decide if finding a living donor or becoming a living donor is the right decision. Above all else, it is important to make an informed decision.

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