“There were ups and downs, good days and bad days. I lost my kidneys and my left leg, but thanks to the professional staff in the dialysis center my life has become better and easier. Besides all my problems and difficult days, I still love life. I believe in a better future…”
Humans have two bean-shaped organs called kidneys. Each kidney weighs approx. 120-300 grams and has an average size of 11 cm height, 9 cm in width, and 4 cm depth. The kidneys are positioned on both sides of the spine in the abdominal cavity.