The risks of kidney transplant are similar to any major surgery.
|Death from surgery
||Less than 1 percent (1 in 3,000). This is the same with any major surgery
Other facts to consider:
There are no known long term survival risks for living donors.
Donors have similar survival to non-donors.
Kidney donation does not increase the risk of kidney failure in donors.
Most donors had better quality of life than population norms.
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