Kidney patient leaflets and support

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Peritoneal dialysis - your training guide

Description:
This training guide is for people who have chosen PD as a treatment option, and it should be used as a basis for your PD training. It should be used together with the support, education and information given to you by the PD team.

Posterior urethral valves (PUV)

Description:
This information sheet explains more about posterior urethral valves (PUV).

Preventing kidney disease in African, Caribbean and Asian communities

Description:
If you are of African, Caribbean or Asian descent you are up to three to four times more likely to develop high blood pressure and diabetes than the general population. The aim of this leaflet is to tell you about the steps you can take to stay healthy and reduce your risks of heart attack, stroke and chronic kidney disease.

Prostate tests explained

Description:
Male transplant patients who have taken immune suppressing medication for over 10 years may be at risk of prostate cancer. However, it is not known whether or not this is different to the general population. Prostate cancer is diagnosed through a series of tests. This leaflet explains more about the tests for prostate cancer.

Pyeloplasty - Robotic ass lap pyeloplasty

Description:
This leaflet explains more about Robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Reimbursement of expenses for living kidney donors

Description:
This leaflet explains how to claim for reimbursement of expenses for living kidney donors or anyone undergoing investigations to assess their suitability to be a living kidney donor.

Renal and testicular clinic

Description:
This leaflet answers any questions you may have about your appointment in the renal and testicular clinic.

Renal rehabilitation

Description:
This leaflet provides information about renal rehabilitation.

Richard Bright Ward

Description:
This leaflet gives you more information about Richard Bright Ward and what you can expect when you come to hospital. Richard Bright Ward specialises in looking after patients who have kidney-related conditions.

Robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy technique.
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