A presentation that takes the Internist through the absolute and relative contraindications for renal transplantation, the donor and recipient evaluation processes, the different types of renal transplantation procedures, post-operative follow-up care for both donors and recipients, in-depth discussion of the common immunosuppressive agents used and their side effects, and epidemiological factors surrounding kidney donation.

Estimated Time: 35 minutes
Target Audience: Fellows, Internists, Residents, Medical Students, Physician-Extenders
Title: An Overview of Renal Transplantation
Author: Jennifer Foster, MD
Author Type: Resident
Date Created: 2010
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None Indicated
Resource Type: Video
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