Patient Information:


This is what you should expect :

Some pain and discomfort, which medication will help to relieve.You will be asked to cough periodically to keep your lungs clear. If it Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney TransplantPost Operative Management hurts to cough, the patient should ask someone to support his abdomen. You will have a line in your arm or neck under the collarbone, which will be used to give fluids and medication for the first few days after surgery. A central venous line is inserted in the neck vein to check the hydration level in body. For several days after surgery, you will be having a catheter in your bladder to drain urine. This may feel uncomfortable, and you may feel the need to urinate constantly, but it is only temporary. During surgery, one or two drains may be placed in or near the incision. The drain will be remove ays after surgery. Dialysis may still be needed to help clear excess fluid and toxins in the body until the kidney recovers from the procurement process.  

The length of a hospital stay :

length of a hospital stay will depend on your progress. You should never hesitate to talk about your problems with the doctor or nurse.After transplant some medicines have to be taken for life, as the donated kidney has to be protected from rejection.You will be responsible for taking the medications that have been prescribed by the doctor.