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What blood group should my kidney donor have?

Q: I am 65 years old, a CAPD dialysis patient, hypertensive and don't have diabetes. I want to enquire about kidney transplant. Can I have a kidney transplant at this age? I am B+, so can I have a kidney from a ‘o positive’ donor?

A:Yes, you can have a kidney transplant. Transplant is the best form of renal replacement therapy as it gives better quality and quantity of life as compared to any form of dialysis. You can have a donor who has the following blood group: B+, B-ve, O+ve, O-ve.


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