As per our conversation, you were presented at Kidney Conference on 2/27/09. The committee has decided that you have mulitple medical problems that would not me conducive to a kidney transplant. You have recurrent infections. You have had gastric by pas surgery that could make the metabolism of your post transplant meds very tenuous and that is one of the most critical points for the success of a transplant. Finally with you past history of multiple malignancies including malignant melanoma this could recur after a transplant secondary to immunosuppressive drugs.
It is always difficult to have to relay this type of information. You do have the option of consulting another transplant center. There are other possible centers in the area that are most likely to accept higher risk patients. They are Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock AR, Baylor University in Dallas , TX, Methodist in Memphis, TN and Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.