Pancreas Transplant Patient Education: Preparing for Transplant
Your answer to question 3 is correct. After the evaluation visit the patient may need to have medical testing done to make sure they are a candidate for a transplant. Patients are not put on the waiting list until all of these tests are done and have been reviewed by the transplant team.
Please proceed to question 4 below.
4. To be eligible for a transplant, a patient and his or her family must make a life-long commitment that includes taking medicines on a daily basis, follow-up visits at our Transplant Clinic, frequent blood draws, and other post-transplant care.