Outcome is usually good in the case of the removal of a single kidney. If both kidneys are removed or if the remaining kidney does not function well enough, hemodialysis or kidney transplantation will be necessary to maintain life.
You will be given fluids through an IV and pain medication. Kidney removal surgery is often very painful because of the location.
The health care team will carefully watch your
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