A-Z of patient leaflets by title

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This page lists patient leaflets by their title. Please use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you.

If you are not sure which leaflet titles are relevant to you, see our list of leaflets grouped by department/topic.

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Kidney - Having an open radical nephrectomy

Description:
Your doctor has recommended that you have a nephrectomy – an operation to remove your kidney. This leaflet aims to answer your questions and explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the operation. It also tells you what you can expect when you come to hospital and when you go home to recover.

Kidney - Intravenous iron therapy for kidney patients

Description:
This leaflet explains more about intravenous iron, including the benefits, risks, any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to the clinic.

Kidney - Peer support for kidney patients

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to explain what peer support is and how it could help you, your family or carers.

Kidney - Robot assisted kidney transplantation

Description:
This leaflet explains more about robot assisted kidney transplantation. It will tell you why you are being offered it, the benefits, risks and alternative treatments. It will give you an overview of the process from being referred to our clinic to follow-up after your kidney transplant.

Kidney - Social work support for kidney patients and their families

Description:
This leaflet offers information about the social workers in the kidney team and how they can help kidney patients and their families

Kidney - Support for parents and carers of young adults with kidney disease

Description:
Information leaflet for parents and carers, about what support is available to them when a child is moving from children's to adult kidney services, or when a young adult is receiving care in adult kidney services.

Kidney - Understanding the kidney transplant pool

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of your questions about matching, allocating and receiving a donated kidney.

Kidney and bladder ultrasound scan

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a kidney and bladder ultrasound scan.

Kidney biopsy in the Renal Unit

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a kidney biopsy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Kidney donors information when leaving the hospital

Description:
Leaflet explaining your wound care, pain relief and general recovery after your operation to donate a kidney

Kidney patients - Psychology services

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the psychology team's role and the help they can offer to kidney patients.

Kidney service for adults - a young person's guide

Description:
This booklet provides information about the kidney services available at Guy's and St Thomas' for young adults aged 15 to 25 with a kidney condition. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to a member of staff caring for you.

Kidney transplant - Going home after your transplant

Description:
This leaflet provides useful information for you when leaving the ward after your transplant.

Kidney transplant - Physiotherapy advice

Description:
This leaflet recommends exercises which may help to prevent potential complications and will help to speed up your recovery following kidney transplant.

Kidney transplant from a deceased donor

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a kidney transplant from a donor that has died, including the benefits, risks, alternatives, and what you can expect at the time of the transplant.

Kidney transplantation guide

Description:
This booklet explains more about having a kidney transplant including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Kidney Transplantation guide for patients

Description:
This booklet explains more about having a kidney transplant including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

K-Laser therapy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the Low Level Laser Therapy used in Hand Therapy known as K–Laser.

Klinefelter clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about Klinefelter syndrome multi-specialty clinic.

Klinefelter syndrome

Description:
This leaflet explains what Klinefelter Syndrome is, the symptoms and treatment options.

Knee arthroscopy surgery - Physiotherapy

Description:
This leaflet gives you advice about recovering from your knee arthroscopy. It explains exercises you should do each day, things to look out for and some general advice.

Knee brace - managing at home with a knee brace or splint

Description:
This leaflet gives you advice about recovering after your knee injury.
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