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my dad
ninigood72 posted:
My dad is currently on dialysis and recently had a series of complications. He developed TIA's (ischmatic small strokes) and is now on blood thinners and heparin drip. He is still in the hospital, and yesterday, the cardiologist told him he has water around his heart, which is common on dialysis and a valve calcification. He was recently cleared for transplant and I was going to be worked-up to be his donor. Now i am wondering, is he still a candidate for kidney transplant??

A concerned daughter:)
mrscora01 responded:
You will have to talk to the transplant center to find out for sure. I had a friend who had many heart complications but eventually recovered his health enough to undergo a transplant. It is possible that you may have to wait a while until he has got his strength up again and is stable. I would talk to his coordinator and see what is going on and what they feel are the requirements for him to get back on the list (I imagine he has been de-listed with all the health issues).

Sorry I can't be more help.


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