Patients become candidates for organ transplantation when one of their organs fail or is not able to function normally. This can happen due to illness or injury. When undergoing an organ transplant, doctors remove an organ from a donor and place it in the recipient’s body. The organ may come from a living donor or a donor who has passed away. Some of the organs that can be transplanted include: heart, kidney, liver, lung and pancreas.
Patients often have to wait a long time to receive an organ transplant. Doctors must match donors to recipients to reduce the risk of transplant rejection. When rejection occurs, the recipient’s immune system attacks the new organ. Following transplantation, a lifelong program of immunosuppressant drugs is required in order to prevent the immune system from rejecting the new organ.
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Explore more information and resources about Organ Transplant:
American Transplant Foundation
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