As we have already discussed, dialysis is an effective way of managing declining kidney function. Another form of treatment that greatly improves kidney health is kidney transplantation. With successes in kidney transplants, it has become widely considered one of the best treatments for chronic kidney disease. It is the best alternative for returning to a normal life but this treatment may not be suitable for everyone depending on their health needs. There are two types of kidney transplantations. The two types of transplants are from a live donor or a deceased donor.