Kidney Transplantation and Dialysis Program

Pediatric Kidney Transplantation

Kidney Transplant Incision
Kidney Transplant Incision
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A kidney transplant is an operation in which your child receives a normal kidney from another person to replace his failed kidneys. The kidney may come from a deceased organ donor or from a live donor, either related or nonrelated.

If your child needs a kidney transplant, you're going to receive a great deal of information over the weeks and months ahead. Please take a moment to read some basic information provided here. Be sure to talk to us about any questions or concerns you may have.

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