Evaluation for Transplantation

  • Patients seen at a transplant center for Transplant Evaluation will undergo physical examination by a transplant physician/surgeon and meeting with a coordinator, social worker, financial liaison, pharmacist and dietician.
  • Patients will undergo a series of blood tests that includes blood group type, tissue typing, blood count, kidney/liver function, infections, etc. In addition, they will undergo an X ray of the chest, ultrasound of the kidney, heart tests and standard cancer screening.
  • Based on patients' health status and test results – patients may require additional testing and consultation as well as approval from certain specialists.
  • All test results will be compiled and the case will be discussed at a multidisciplinary meeting for approval for listing for kidney transplantation.



Transplant Interface
PO Box 90312
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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