Expanded options for kidney transplant recipients
If you need a kidney transplant but have a high BMI, a robotic-assisted kidney transplant may increase your options for care.
People with a high BMI are often unable to have open kidney transplant surgery. They have an increased risk of wound healing problems, longer recovery and repeat hernia repairs. Robotic transplant surgery solves these issues. It gives living donor kidney recipients who exceed traditional transplant weight limits new hope for transplant care.
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