What is kidney transplant?
End-stage renal disease patients undergo kidney transplantation to extend and enhance their lives. Both harvesting and transplanting can be done by open or laparoscopic surgery.
renal disease is the most common surgical indication. This exercise examines the assessment
and treatment of end-stage renal illness, emphasizing the importance of the interprofessional
team in assessing and treating this condition.
Kidney failure is a condition that lasts for the rest of one's life. It frequently need dialysis. This is
a method of removing wastes and other pollutants from the bloodstream.
1. Urine is used to remove urea and other liquid waste from the blood. When protein-rich
meals, such as meat, poultry, and some vegetables, are broken down in the body, urea
is produced. The kidneys get urea through the bloodstream.
2. Salts, electrolytes like potassium and sodium, and other components in the blood must be balanced.
3. Produce erythropoietin, a hormone that helps red blood cells develop.
4. Control your blood pressure.
5. Maintain a healthy fluid and acid-base balance in the body. This is required for the regular operation of numerous bodily systems. Kidney transplants are available for people of various ages, from children to the elderly. You must be in good health to undergo the procedure. You must also be cancer-free and clear of infection. Every individual who is being evaluated for a transplant will undergo a comprehensive medical and psychological examination to ensure that they are a good transplant candidate. The examination aids in the detection of any issues so that they may be addressed prior to transplant. Transplantation is a viable therapy option for the majority of patients. You'll undergo blood tests to identify your blood type (A, B, AB, or O) and your human leukocyte antigen (HLA) during your transplant examination (HLA). HLA refers to a collection of antigens found on the surface of white blood cells. The immunological response of your body is controlled by antigens.