Visit these helpful websites to learn more. You can also ask your healthcare team for additional information.
Matching Donors: http://www.MatchingDonors.com/gtd.html
A Patient’s Guide to Kidney Transplant Surgery, Presented by the University of Southern California Transplant Center: http://www.uscuniversityhospital.org/uscuh/services/transplant-programs/kidney-transplant.
National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)—Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure: Transplantation: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/transplant/
National Kidney Foundation—Transplantation Resources: http://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozTopic.cfm?topic=3
United Network for Organ Sharing: http://www.unos.org/
National Institutes of Health (NIH): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/kidneytransplantation.html
National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI): http://www.nkti.gov.ph/
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients: http://www.ustransplant.org/