This manual gives basic information about having a kidney transplant and choosing to donate a kidney.
Judy Wittenberg recalls clearly what her doctor said on the day she had surgery that would allow her to donate a kidney to her older brother, Jeff Wittenberg.
This surgery is being performed at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis by:
Mark J Hill, MD, PhD
Mark D Odland, MD
Chad J Richardson, MD
If you find information on a Web site, show it to your transplant coordinator to make sure it is medically correct. Reliable web sites include:
Kidney.org: National Kidney Foundation
Lifeoptions.org: Life Options
UNOS.org: United Network for Organ Sharing
Kidney transplantation at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
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