Facilitating Well-Matched Living Kidney Donor Transplants. Protecting and Supporting Living Donors.
The National Kidney Registry is dedicated to increasing the number of kidney transplants from living donors, improving donor-recipient matches for longer-lasting transplants, and offering protection and support to living kidney donors to make the kidney donation process safer, easier and more convenient.
Why the National Kidney Registry:
Kidney Donor Blog
Information for Donors
Who Pays for Complications from Kidney Donation Surgery?
Most people who become kidney donors do not experience any major complications with the surgery or recovery. It is a very straightforward procedure and one of the safest types of surgery. According to a recent study by the Mayo Clinic, only 2.5% of people who donated a kidney via laparoscopic surgery at the Mayo ClinicContinue Reading
Kidney Donor Stories
My Kidney Donor Story: Deserra Lewis
Before this experience, I did not know anything about living kidney donation. My father-in-law was in need of a kidney transplant, so 10 or 11 months ago, we all started the process to see if we were matches. No one in the family was a match. At that point, I just thought, well, I tried.Continue Reading