More than 90,000 people in the United States are waiting for a kidney transplant. Every day about 18 of them lose their lives before they can get a new kidney.
Kidney donation may come from a deceased donor or from a living donor. A living donor may be a family member or unrelated individual. Individuals who donate a kidney can live healthy lives with a single kidney. Becoming a kidney donor for a loved one, colleague, neighbor or friend is made easy by Piedmont Transplant. Minimally invasive or robotic procedures, such as robotic kidney removal, produce better results, for example: