an organ transplant may cause many emotional issues both for you and those who
care about you. If your organ came from a deceased donor, you may sometimes
think about that and what it meant to the donor's family. It is common to have
depression after an organ transplant, although not
everyone does. If you think you may be depressed, be sure to tell your
transplant coordinator, doctor, or someone who cares about you. The earlier
depression is treated, the more quickly you will recover and the better you
Why should I keep in contact with the transplant center?
You will likely have a primary care doctor or specialist to provide
for your regular health care after your transplant. Also, your
transplant coordinator is a very helpful resource for questions you may
have about medicines or what to expect in the months and years after your
transplant or if new health issues arise.