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Following the Transplant


After their operations, Joyce and Elizabeth are nursed in the High Dependency Area of the Transplant Unit.


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The kidney starts to produce urine immediately.



 Two days later both sisters are making a good recovery.



 With the help of the physiotherapist, Joyce visits Elizabeth.

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Elizabeth is at home with her family after one week. Shortly after Joyce is also discharged with frequent follow up visits to monitor the transplant kidney function.



Joyce is now leading a life free from dialysis, diet and fluid restrictions, thanks to this very special gift from Elizabeth.


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