What is Kidney Transplant?
A kidney transplant or renal transplant is the organ transplant of a kidney into a patient with end-stage kidney disease.
Kidney Transplant Hospitals In South Africa
Universitas Hospital – State.
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital – Netcare (Private) Transplant Programme
Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital – State.
Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital – State.
George Mukhari Hospital – State.
Centre for Tissue Engineering (Pretoria)
What is the average cost of a kidney transplant in South Africa?
Dialysis can cost up to R200 000 per annum per patient in the private sector whereas the cost of a kidney transplantation is
R250 000 including the ImmunoPro Rx medication that must be taken for the first three months.
How long do kidney transplants last?
On average, a kidney transplant from a living donor lasts for 20-25 years, while a kidney from a deceased donor lasts 15-20 years.
This is very variable depending on the age of the donor and patient, and other medical issues. Please speak to your kidney care team for more personalized information.