Healthy people between the ages of 18 and 65 can donate living organs. There are three different ways to donate:
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1 Let them know that you want to donate your kidney to Alan Leslie or to be a potential donor.
Studies have shown that generally healthy people can live a normal life with one kidney. The surgery is typically minimally invasive (Laparoscopic). Donors are typically in the hospital for 2-5 days and off work for 14-21 days. Donors can expect that their body will need to adjust to having one kidney. This may be uncomfortable for several days. This will determine the initial hospital stay. Once the body has healed over several weeks, then the donor can lead a normal life. There will be some follow-up medical visits to confirm the donor’s health. Please click on the Links tab for more informative websites.