Organ transplant is the surgical transfer of a healthy organ from a human donor into a person whose organ has failed to function properly.
Symptoms vary greatly depending on the organ. Organs with the potential for transplant include:
Patients will be prescribed immunosuppressants following transplantation to prevent the body’s immune system from attacking the new organ (which is a common cause of rejection). One of the most important ways to protect the transplant is by sticking to the prescribed medication regimen.