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oilseekr posted:
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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Lainey_WebMD_Staff responded:
HI oilseekr,

Did your doctor say why your remaining kidney was functioning at only 20 to 30 percent?

Cancer is disease of the DNA, here is some information that might help: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/11/06/eveningnews/main4580721.shtml
 
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oilseekr replied to Lainey_WebMD_Staff's response:
We believe the kidney was damaged by the iodine contrast agent used for my CT Scans during my original diagnosis at my local hospital.
 
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Lainey_WebMD_Staff replied to oilseekr's response:
Did your doctor say the iodine was the reason for the kidney malfunction?

If your test was and IVP test here is some information: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/intravenous-pyelogram-ivp


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