You may have some shoulder discomfort because of the gas inserted into your abdomen.
It is helpful to have a family member or friend help you for a couple of days when you return from the hospital. If you have small children, you may want to make arrangements for their care for one to two weeks while you recover.
The kidney transplant coordinator will call you to find out how you are doing with recovery six months, one year and two years after your surgery.
Allina Health Patient Education, Kidney Transplant Information for Recipients and Donors, renal_ahc_93498
Allina Patient Education experts, including the Transplantation Department of Abbott Northwestern Hospital