The belief that kidney transplant patients live for 10-15 years.


Kidney disorders can be seen due to various reasons in one out of every 10 people in the society. Kidney transplantation provides a definitive treatment in life-threatening kidney failure, increasing the quality of life. There is a common misconception in the society that kidney transplant patients live for a maximum of 10-15 years. While taking precautions against diseases that cause kidney failure is of great importance, after transplantation, patients can achieve a healthy and long life with proper care and regular follow-ups. As part of the 3-9 November Organ Transplant and Donation Week, Memorial Ataşehir Hospital Kidney Transplantation Medical President Prof. Dr. Murat Tuncer gave information about the causes of kidney failure.