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If you have both kidneys removed, or if something happens to your remaining kidney, you will need to have wastes and fluids removed through Reference dialysis Opens New Window or your kidney replaced through a Reference kidney transplant.
This surgery is more difficult than many other surgeries, so having an experienced surgeon is important. So is having your surgery done at a hospital or medical center where many of these surgeries are done. This can make a difference in how well your surgery goes.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 19, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology