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Who Pays for Complications from Kidney Donation Surgery?

Jessica Coleman, RN, Lead Kidney Paired Exchange Coordinator, AdventHealth Transplant Institute at Porter

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 Clinic …