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Is live kidney transplant better than cadaveric transplant?

Q: My wife is suffering from chronic kidney failure and doctor has advised for transplant. Is cadaver kidney transplant better than live? Are all the tests conducted on cadaver donor as well? What are the expenses involved in cadaver tests? Please give me full details on cadaver transplant.

A:A live donor is better than a cadaver donor. All tests are done for all viral diseases in the cadaver. These include tests for hepatitis, HIV and CMV. In addition tests are also done include a cross match. The cost of these tests will vary from hospital to hospital. If your wife has a live related donor, that would be the best for her.

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