Management of the Kidney Donor
Interviewer: Quentin Cooper
Interviewees: Mr Andrew Ready, Trustee and Lead Surgeon of TLC, and Dr Lukas Foggensteiner, Consultant Nephrologist at University Hospitals Birmingham and TLC volunteer.
Welcome to this TLC podcast in which science journalist, writer and TLC Patron Quentin Cooper is joined by the TLC team to discus the key role of the living kidney donor and their management before the transplant.
They discuss topics including who can be a living kidney donor, the medical tests and assessments that need to be undergone, the acute and long term risks of the donor procedure, managing expectations of the donor and the recipient, the donor work up, the practicality of donating a kidney, the choices of the donor through the different stages working up to the transplant and the experiences of the donor after the transplant.
Special thanks to the Creative Media team in Birmingham.