The surgical procedure of the kidney transplant helps to replace either one or both kidneys that are no longer functioning properly. The donor can be either a deceased or alive person. Through this procedure, the patient gets a better chance to live a normal and healthy life thanks to the healthy kidney that is placed inside. It is also the last resort for patients suffering from kidney failure.
The liver transplant is recommended for patients that are suffering from acute or chronic liver failure. The partial or whole diseased liver is replaced with a healthy one after a proper match is found. There are many reasons and factors that determine the need of the liver transplant. Based on the present medical condition of the patient, the doctor decides the urgency and need of the liver transplant.
If a person has a damaged cornea, the Cornea transplants help to remove part or the entire cornea through a surgical procedure. In this operation, a healthy donor tissue is used as a replacement. The Cornea transplant is recommended in case there is a severe damage or infection to the cornea. It is also recommended to relieve chronic pain and improve eyesight or vision.
Bone Marrow Transplant
When the bone marrow is damaged or destroyed due to chemotherapy, infection or diseases, the bone marrow transplant is recommended. This surgical process helps in transplanting blood stem cells that are needed by the bone marrow to promote the growth of new bone marrow and produce more blood cells. The type of bone marrow transplant is determined on the extent of damage caused. The donor can either be someone who is a family member or a perfect match. The bone marrow may also be extracted from the patient’s body before undergoing any treatment and stored until it is needed.
The heart transplant is recommended for patients who are diagnosed with severe coronary artery diseases or those who pose a high risk of heart failure. This surgical procedure is known to be a very delicate yet complicated procedure that requires an experienced hand to carry out the surgery. The damaged heart is replaced with a healthier one.