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31 May 2011

Kidney donation
What are the risks for kidney donors?
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01 Jan 0001

Deon

A kidney donor is normally screened before donation and research has shown that there is little long-term risks. You will undergo major surgery and you will be exposed to the normal risks of surgery, like bleeding and infection. After recovery in the hospital, your quality of life and risk of kidney failure will be the same as a non-donor. You will however, have to go for regular check-up and kidney function tests, to evaluate your health.

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