Before you leave the hospital we will arrange your follow-up clinic appointments. A detailed plan will be given to you, based on your progress and your doctor's recommendations.
WhenAbout 4 to 6 weeks after your operation
WhereToronto General HospitalPlease check your appointment card for location.
What to ExpectThe surgeon will determine how your incision is healing and how well you are recovering.
WhenThree months after your surgery, you will see the nephrologist (kidney doctor) who assessed you pre-operatively for a check-up.
WhereMulti-Care Kidney ClinicToronto General HospitalNorman Urquhart Building – 12th Floor
How to PrepareYou will be sent requisitions to do blood and urine tests 1 week before the scheduled appointment.
Following your 3-month check-up appointment, you will be discharged back to the care of your family doctor. It is suggested that you see your family doctor for a yearly blood pressure check, serum (blood) creatinine level, and a urinalysis.
The donor team will be on hand to talk about any concerns or answer any questions that you might have throughout the donation process.
To change an appointment, call the living donor coordinator at 416 340 4577.
One organ and tissue donor can save up to 8 lives and improve life for up to 75 others.