Kidney transplants-The pros and Cons

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The pros and cons of Kidney transplants
Pros Cons
It can extend or save the life of a Family objections
It is more cost effective than It doesn't always work and this can
dialysis mean that a useful kidney is now
no longer able to be used
Gives you back health The drugs taken to stop organ
rejection also affect the immune
system and this can mean that
even a cold can be deadly
There is a low availability of
kidneys and the number of people
needing transplants is rising
There are worries about the
containment of the blood e.g.
someone taking drugs could have
damaged organs or the substance
in the drug may still be present in
the blood
By Hannah Morley 10WG
Mrs Waldron


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