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Kidney Transplant


Picture of a transplanted kidney

During kidney transplant surgery, a healthy kidney (donor kidney) replaces your own diseased kidneys, which may or may not be removed.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Last RevisedJanuary 3, 2012

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