Talking with the transplant team
At most transplant centers, the evaluation will take an entire day. Most people bring a close friend or relative with them, to help them learn about transplantation. You should also bring a list of your questions.
Patient
A key person you meet is your transplant coordinator. This person is your guide through the transplant process.

You will probably meet with a nurse, a surgeon, a social worker and a nephrologist. This is a good time for you to learn as much as you can about kidney transplantation so you can decide if it's right for you. Donít be afraid to ask those questions you've been wondering about. You need to know all of the pros and cons, and what to expect along the way.

Begin learning about kidney transplantation here
Your organs do many things to keep you healthy If your organs don't work, you may need to have a transplant To get a transplant, you have to be tested To get a transplant, you have to be tested You can't have a transplant unless someone donates an organ You will have to have surgery to place the new organ into your body Most people feel much better after having a transplant Taking care of your new organ will help you feel healthy for years to come Home