Tag: Dialysis

When The phone Rings II

Yesterday was a roller coaster day. My sons cell rang and it was the transplant center. He was back up to a recipient who needed both kidney and pancreas. He would be called if the donors pancreas was not acceptable. That was at about 11:00 am. The wait begins....

Dealing with Chronic Kidney Disease

This issue has become a question to me. Why do you wait to work up pediatric patients until they are so close to needing dialysis that they are almost too sick to survive the transplant surgery and recover? ...