Transplant procedure and immunosuppression, Biology


Operation is done under general anaesthesia, duration 3-4 hrs.

Cut is given in the lower abdomen. Donar's kidney is transplanted retroposistonicaly in the illiac fosse. Arteries & veins of kidney are connected to the illiac artery & illiac vein of the recipient.

Ureter of new kidney is connected to the urinnary bladder.

Generally new kidney starts working immediately, occasionally a week.


To depress immune response of the receipient to graft rejection, cyclosporins is used for it.

Note :- Kidney transplant like other organ transplant is based on principle of histo compatibility proposed by Alesis carr.

Posted Date: 10/2/2012 5:44:15 AM | Location : United States

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