The physican and staff of the pre-transplant program respect the dignity and comfort of the patient.
Today kidney transplantation is acceptted as the best treatment for most patient suffereing from end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The Dallas Pre-Transplant Department recognized that the decision to have a transplant is a very important and sometimes difficult decision for you and your family. The Dallas Pre-Transplant Department also recognized that you will have many concerns, questions, and fears as you face this decision.
We commit to evaluating the patient utlizing the most current scientific protocols, to assure the education and informed consent of the patient, family, and interested parties, to evaluate the advisability of transplantation, and to assess the safety of transplantation for each individual patient.
We make the same commitment ot person wishing to donate organs.
We believe that effective patient care results from close coordation of the Pre-Transplant Program with referring dialysis facilities and nephrologist, the hospital transplant programs, consultants and laboratories. We commit to providing the cohesion of clinical resources.