Learn About Kidney-Pancreas Transplants

If you are considering a kidney-pancreas transplant, it is important that you and your family completely understand the benefits, risks, and limitations of transplantation in order to make an informed decision concerning this procedure. Your success as a transplant recipient depends in part on your understanding of what to expect before, during, and after your kidney-pancreas transplant.

Reasons You Might Need a Kidney-Pancreas Transplant
Kidney Failure Treatment Strategies
Waiting for Kidney-Pancreas Transplant
Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Surgery
Post-Transplant
Going Home After Transplant
Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Medications
Possible Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Complications
Glossary of Transplant Terms

Emory's free Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Patient Education Booklet (PDF 292 KB) will educate you on all aspects of kidney transplantation, as well as alternative treatment options.

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