Renal transplantation

The Royal Free unit carries out 110 kidney transplants every year of which around 40% are from living donors. We offer laparoscopic (“keyhole”) surgery for kidney donors as a routine. Our results compare favourably with the best transplant units both nationally and internationally. We are supported by a highly experienced tissue typing team based at the internationally renowned Anthony Nolan Centre and use the latest Luminex technology.

The full range of services offered by the renal team at Royal Free Private Patients unit include:

  • Laparoscopic (“keyhole”) kidney donor surgery
  • Transplantation of the medically complex recipient
  • ABO incompatible transplantation
  • HLA incompatible transplantation