I had my right kidney and cancer tumor removed in 2009. My remaining kidney is only functioning at 20 - 30 percent... so I am wondering that in the event I need a transplant, can a transplanted kidney be placed where my cancerous kidney was... or do they tie it into my partially functioning kidney...?
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3 Replies |Watch This Discussion | Report This| Share this:Future transplantI had my right kidney and cancer tumor removed in 2009. My remaining kidney is only functioning at 20 - 30 percent... so I am wondering that in the event I need a transplant, can a transplanted kidney be placed where my cancerous kidney was... or do they tie it into my partially functioning kidney...?
Report This| Share this:Future transplantHI oilseekr,<br /><br />Did your doctor say why your remaining kidney was functioning at only 20 to 30 percent?<br /><br />Cancer is disease of the DNA, here is some information that might help: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/11/06/eveningnews/main4580721.shtml">http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/11/06/eveningnews/main4580721.shtml</a>
Report This| Share this:Future transplantDid your doctor say the iodine was the reason for the kidney malfunction? <br /><br />If your test was and IVP test here is some information: <a href="http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/intravenous-pyelogram-ivp">http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/intravenous-pyelogram-ivp</a>
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