Our Jeff Lowell, MD, Washington University transplant surgeon at Barnes-Jewish, produced a series of videos last year to educate patients on the kidney transplant process. What is it like before and after surgery? What pills will I need to take? We have the videos posted for you on YouTube and those questions are answered and more in the below.
In part one, watch patients describe what it’s like before and after surgery:
Patients are monitored carefully after kidney transplant, to avoid organ rejection. From pills to exercise, in part two, hear patients talk about adjusting to life after transplant:
After a kidney transplant, nutrition and wellness are so important. In part three, the team at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and kidney transplant patients discuss how diet and exercise improves life and organ rejection rates: