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  • organ transplants
  • Secondly, it is true that organ transplants are rarely done in HIV+s, although attitudes are changing about his because it now seems possible that HIV-infected people may live out a normal lifespan if their virus is well-controlled. (thebody.com)
  • Urology
  • In the same issue, Emory Hospital was named one of America s best in five medical specialties: cardiology (ninth), ophthalmology (ninth), kidney disease (18th), gynecology (40th) and urology (41st). (emory.edu)
  • nephrologists
  • They work side-by-side with specially trained transplant nephrologists, endocrinologists, infectious disease specialists, and nurses who provide unmatched expertise before and after a transplant. (uchospitals.edu)
  • Transplant nephrologists may supervise a physician's assistant (PA) or a nurse practitioner who assist with your care. (davita.com)
  • social worker
  • A social worker, available throughout the transplant process to help you and your family identify and evaluate the problems and needs associated with your illness. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Your social worker is available to offer emotional support to you and your family during the transplant process. (davita.com)
  • surgery
  • But aside from that, many teens who have kidney transplants go on to live normal, healthy lives once they recover from surgery. (kidshealth.org)
  • A nutritionist who will work closely with you and your doctor to determine the right diet for your needs after transplant surgery and make any necessary revisions should your medical condition or treatment change. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Your kidney transplant surgery will take approximately 3 to 4 hours. (uhn.ca)
  • Before your surgery happens, the transplant team will examine you, test your blood, do x-rays and dialysis, if needed, to ensure that you are ready. (uhn.ca)
  • Our dedicated transplant team will make every effort to ensure your surgery runs smoothly and comfortably. (uhn.ca)
  • Transplant surgery usually takes three to four hours. (lhsc.on.ca)
  • This helpful guide outlines basics about who can be a kidney living donor, what to expect before and after surgery, and answers other common questions about kidney donation. (uchospitals.edu)
  • This process, which conditions the body to accept the new organ, is performed every other day for several days before transplant and then for up to 10 days following the surgery. (redorbit.com)
  • Your transplant surgeon oversees your care immediately following the surgery and will follow your progress after you are discharged from the hospital. (davita.com)
  • Social workers may also help you navigate other transplant-related logistics, such as finding transportation to doctor appointments, and can look for financial aid sources that help you pay for your surgery and follow-up care. (davita.com)
  • researchers
  • Harvard researchers have taken a major step toward that reality by not only growing an organ in the lab, already a common practice , but transplanting it into an animal and showing that it works. (singularityhub.com)
  • The researchers think that allowing the kidney more time in the bioreactor to mature may improve its performance. (singularityhub.com)
  • pharmacist
  • The pharmacist will talk to you and your family about the drugs you must take to keep your body from rejecting your new kidney. (davita.com)