Your Pediatric Kidney Transplant
Jackson Health System has resumed normal operations at a majority of its facilities.
The UHealth Jackson Urgent Care at Cutler Bay is now open
The UHealth Jackson Urgent Care center at Keystone Point is now open
The UHealth Jackson Urgent Care center at Country Walk is now open
The Jefferson Reaves remain closed due to power outages.
To reschedule an appointment, please call 305-585-6000. Updated information for UHealth Jackson Urgent Care centers is available at JacksonUrgentCare.com.
- Kidney 4-6 hours
- SPK 6-12 hours
- Pancreas 4-6 hours
Time in hospital:
- Discharge teaching will begin from time of admission for transplant and have support system available
- Discharge when medically stable, even if you may not feel ready
- Kidney 5-6 days, may go home with Foley catheter or other new devices (glucometer)
- SPK 7 days
3 Days Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
4 days Open Nephrectomy
Will your new kidney work right away?
Most kidneys work immediately. Some take a period of time to begin functioning and might require dialysis session(s). Rarely does the kidney not function (if within 90 days of the transplant, one can be reactivated on the list with no time lost).