The rate of serious complications involved in kidney transplants has come down in the last few decades. But like any other type of surgery, kidney transplant is also not risk-free.
The risk with kidney transplant may include,
* Risk related to the procedure itself
* Risk related to medication
* Risk related to a transplanted kidney
The complication may be of short-term which occurs within a few months of transplantation or long-term which may develop after many years.
Short-term complication of kidney transplant:
- Blood clots
- Narrowing of artery
- Blocked Urethra
- Urine leakage
- Acute rejection
Long-term complication kidney transplant:
- Immunosuppressant side effects
- High blood pressure
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