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my dad and dialysis complications and kidney transplant
ninigood72 posted:
My dad is currently on dialysis and recently he has experienced some complications such as: TIA's and is now on cumadin and heparin drip.i addition, the cardiologist stated he has water around his heart (which he has before and a valve calcifciation.

I am a concerned daughter who is suppost to go down to Mayo clinic in 3 weeks to be evaluated to be his donor. Does anyone know if he is still candidate for transplant with this new complication??

sigh--trying to remain hopeful
mrscora01 responded:
I replied to your post on the transplant exchange. Hope your center gives you both the go ahead.

Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Best of luck to you and your father! Staying hopeful is important for both of you.

Cora, thank you for answering in the Organ Transplant Community ! Your input is always so valuable!


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