Kidney Transplant Topic Guide
Kidney Transplant: End-stage renal disease is the name for kidney failure so advanced that it cannot be reversed. Dialysis and kidney transplantation are the only treatments for end-stage renal disease. Substantial pre-operative work-up and post-operative management with immunosuppressive drugs are necessary for kidney transplantation.
Sickle Cell Disease Sickle cell disease is a form of anemia and is the most common hereditary blood disorders with symptoms of dehydration, fever, and cold exposure. In sickle cell disease, the red blood cells are shaped abnormally, and have a "sickle" shape.
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