Donor

This is the forum for the Kidney Patient Guide. We welcome feedback about the site and any information that may be of use or interest to other visitors.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This forum is not for queries that would otherwise be addressed to a doctor. If you have a question about your condition or treatment please consult your renal unit or doctor. We do not have any editorial or medical resources to answer individual queries.

Moderator: administrator

Post Reply
sporti
Posts: 355
Joined: Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:51 pm

Donor

Post by sporti »

Hi

I just got word that my kidney donor's remaining kidney's function is now exactly the same as when he had two! It was never that far off but now it's exactly the same. Amazing
Daisy4246
Posts: 44
Joined: Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:12 pm

Re: Donor

Post by Daisy4246 »

Good to read such news!
freddyy
Posts: 29
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:45 am
Location: Sweden

Re: Donor

Post by freddyy »

Wonderful! That must be a big relief. I would be very sad if my brothers kidney function got worse as a result of donating to me.
MatthewC
Posts: 71
Joined: Sat May 05, 2012 3:37 pm
Location: Oxfordshire

Re: Donor

Post by MatthewC »

I'm guessing it's age related, as my eGFR ia about 50 now, vs 80 before. That's fine by me as I know you lose function every year anyway, as you get past 50-ish, but my recipient (a brother 7 years younger) nw has a better eGFR than mine!
sporti
Posts: 355
Joined: Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:51 pm

Re: Donor

Post by sporti »

Hi Matthew

My donor is over 60. Hes a triathlete. Mine was better but he's overtaken me! I'm 0.85
:D
Post Reply