A Guide to Living Donation
Wed, 9/22/2010 11:03 AM
Did you know there are multiple advantages to living organ donation? Transplant patients have a higher success rate after transplantation. They spend less time on the waiting list and are better prepared for transplant surgery since the timing can be planned. Patients have a better quality of life and better organ compatibility especially with blood related donors.
Here are some of the most common questions about living organ donation:
Who Can Be a Living Donor?
What Do You Do To Become A Living Donor?
Contact the Transplant Center at 901.516.8466 to begin a screening questionnaire
Who Pays For the Donor Testing?
Typically the recipient’s insurance will pay for the testing. This will be verified by one of our Financial Case Manager’s per case.
Who Pays For the Donor Surgery?
Typically the recipient’s insurance will pay for the operation and follow up in the post transplant clinic. This will be verified by one of the Financial Case Manager’s per case.
What Testing Will I Need To Complete My Evaluation?
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