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.
Systemic Scleroderma Systemic scleroderma is an autoimmune disorder that affects the skin and internal organs. Symptoms may include Raynaud phenomenon, swollen hands, and thickening of the skin due to fibrosis. Other organs may be affected.
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