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Kidney Transplantation

  • By: Pavan Bhatraju
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Kidney transplantation is a surgical procedure that implants a healthy kidney into a patient with renal failure. An early symptom of kidney failure is a low glomerular filtration rate. Common causes for kidney failure are diabetes, uncontrollable hypertension, and ...

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