You now have three kidneys as a result of a kidney transplant.
Chronic kidney disease affects over 31 million individuals in the United States and is the tenth largest cause of death, making kidney transplants quite frequent. But did you know that the surgeon doesn't always remove the damaged kidney? The old kidney is usually left in place, and the donor kidney is placed in the lower abdomen on the front side of the body.
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