Pre-Transplant Psychological Clearance and Post-Transplant Support
An increasingly number of transplant centers have integrated a psychological assessment within their protocol for evaluation of patients being considered for surgery. Research has found that the more prepared patients are from an emotional standpoint, the better outcomes. In addition, post-transplant support helps patients dealing with the tolls of having a transplant and adjusting to a new life after.
We offer pre-surgical psychological transplant clearances and post-transplant support for donors including:
Factors we look at during pre-surgical transplant psychological evaluations include:
Social support system
Current or previous mental health issues and how are they being managed
What type of research the patient has done regarding their transplant and how ready are they
Substance use that needs to be explored and or may complicate transplant