- 1 Acceptability at Recruitment
- 2 Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
- 3 Individual at Risk
- 4 Explanation of Condition
- 5 Guidance
- 6 Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
- 7 Version
Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Donor / Recipient
Explanation of Condition
UNACCEPTABLE if progressive disease and / or global renal function is impaired.
Discuss all cases with medical officer
Acceptable if more than 5 years have past since episode, renal function is normal, and cause is not otherwise a reason for deferral, e.g. vasculitis. If obvious infectious pyelonephritis, then donation may be earlier at the discretion of the medical officer. Inform transplant centre.
Acceptable if five years have passed since episode, if illness occured in isolation (i.e. not secondary to malignancy or associated with autoimmunity, HIV or hepatitis) and if treated with steroids alone. Minimal change disease on renal biopsy is acceptable. Not acceptable if relapsed disease or required immunosuppressive therapy other than corticosteroids.
Unacceptable if under investigation. Must not donate if currently having exacerbation.
Unacceptable regardless of cause.
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Acceptable if renal function is normal or mildly impaired Discuss with anaesthetist at medical if undergoing GA for BMH
Other chronic renal conditions
Discuss with MO. Should be acceptable if renal function is normal or mildly impaired.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 2
Date of Last Update
1 June 2016