By writer to www.thepeninsulaqatar.com
Doha: Hamad Medical Company’s (HMC) transplant and organ donation groups carried out 10 kidney transplants and two liver transplants over a 10-day interval this month.
Of the 10 kidney transplants, seven of the sufferers had been Qataris and of those, three had been recipients of donations from their family. The 2 liver transplants had been from deceased donors.
Minister of Public Well being H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari final week visited a number of the sufferers who obtained the donor organs and lauded the groups concerned within the life-saving procedures.
“Qatar’s organ donation and transplantation packages are distinctive – now we have a single, unified ready listing in addition to exemplary care and ongoing assist for donors and their households. Many international locations world wide search to emulate our mannequin of care .
Qatar’s nationwide technique for organ donation and transplantation will not be solely world-leading when it comes to the scientific and moral requirements it applies, however Qatar additionally has the depth of scientific experience and amenities to carry out these procedures and supply protected and efficient follow-up take care of transplant sufferers,” she added.
Dr Yousuf Al Maslamani, Medical director, Hamad Common Hospital, and Director, Qatar Middle for Organ Transplantation (QCOT), stated: “Because the begin of our transplant program in 1986, now we have labored tirelessly and strengthened the distinctive care we offer to our sufferers. We’ve in place a multidisciplinary crew with some main worldwide specialists that enabled us to ship the very best ranges of care to our sufferers who want these procedures,” stated Dr. Al Maslamani.
HMC’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Abdulla Al Ansari stated the organ transplant program presents a superb normal of care and optimistic outcomes.
“The rise of our transplant actions got here on account of the great enhance of residing and deceased donation, and the rising belief of the group within the security and world class outcomes of our transplant surgical procedures,” Dr Al Ansari stated.
“Even throughout Covid-19 pandemic we created a particular monitor for these important surgical procedures, to make sure the pandemic didn’t disrupt the chance for this group which might be at all times foremost in our minds,” Dr. Al Ansari added.
Professor Jonas Wadstrom, Senior Guide Transplant surgeon at HMC stated that over the previous 5 years the kidney transplant program at HMC has developed and made vital enhancements.
“There was a big enhance within the variety of transplants carried out annually, with kidneys each from dwell and deceased donors,” he stated. “Parallel to that enhance in numbers additionally the standard and the experience has developed and improved considerably. In a coordinated multi-disciplinary method affected person with complicated medical conditions reminiscent of blood group incompatibility and in cooperation with Sidra, pediatric sufferers are being transplanted. All through this improvement and whereas performing extra complicated and superior therapies, the outcomes have been glorious and akin to different world class facilities.”