Sep 14 2016

how to donate a kidney

#Living Kidney Donation Comprehensive Transplant Center The best option for a patient waiting for a kidney transplant is to receive one from a living donor. At Ohio State‚Äôs Wexner Medical Center, we perform approximately 100 living donor transplants each year. Why Donate? Patients with end-stage kidney disease have three options for treatment: dialysis, a kidney transplant from a deceased donor or a kidney transplant from a living donor. Dialysis is only a temporary solution. Treatment schedules are time-consuming, as frequent as three times each week for four hours each session. While a patient can remain on dialysis for many years, …