Chapter One: Diagnosis
Chapter Two: Donor?
Chapter Three: Dialysis
Chapter Four: Transplant
Chapter Five: Recovery
From My Lens
 Chapter Four: Transplant

Photo by Miranda Meyer

Dr. Joseph Leventhal shows my father where his incisions will be. He'll have five -- four tiny ones beneath his rib cage for the insertion of the laparoscopic instruments and another longer one lower on his left side where Dr. Leventhal will reach in and pull the kidney out.

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