Indications / Contraindication

Indications for Renal Transplant

Any condition that leads to end-stage renal (kidney) disease:

  • Diabetes
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Obstructive uropathy
  • Congenital urinary tract abnormalities
  • Alport's disease
  • Hypertensive nephrosclerosis
  • Reflux nephropathy
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • IgA nephropathy
  • Goodpasture's syndrome
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Chemical nephrotoxicity
  • Renal artery emboli
  • Sickle cell nephropathy

Indications for Pancreatic Transplant

  • Type I diabetes with advanced nephropathy in an adult

Contraindications for Transplantation

  • Malignancy within the past two years
  • Lack of adequate social or family support
  • Significant non-compliance with medical regimen
  • Central vascular disease (aortoiliac)
  • Significant coronary artery disease Severe malnutrition/cachexia