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Hamad Medical Firms (HMC) transplant and organ donation groups carried out 10 kidney transplants and two liver transplants over a 10-day interval in June 2021.
Of the 10 kidney transplants, seven of the sufferers had been Qataris and of those, three had been recipients of donations from their kin. The 2 liver transplants had been from deceased donors.
Minister of Public Well being HE Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari visited a number of the sufferers who acquired the donor organs and lauded the groups concerned within the life-saving procedures.
She said that Qatars organ donation and transplantation packages are distinctive – we’ve got a single, unified ready record in addition to exemplary care and ongoing help for donors and their households. Many nations all over the world search to emulate our mannequin of care.
Qatars nationwide technique for organ donation and transplantation is just not solely world-leading by way of the medical and moral requirements it applies, however Qatar additionally has the depth of medical experience and services to carry out these procedures and supply secure and efficient follow-up take care of transplant sufferers,” she added.
Medical director at Hamad Common Hospital, and Director of Qatar Middle for Organ Transplantation (QCOT) Dr. Yousuf Al Maslamani, stated that for the reason that begin of our transplant program in 1986, we’ve got labored tirelessly and strengthened the distinctive care we offer to our sufferers, including that we’ve got in place a multidisciplinary group with some main worldwide consultants that enabled us to ship the best ranges of care to our sufferers who want these procedures.
HMCs Chief Medical Officer Dr. Abdulla Al Ansari stated the organ transplant program presents a wonderful commonplace 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 neighborhood 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 can be all the time foremost in our minds,” Dr. Al Ansari added.
In flip, Senior Marketing consultant Transplant surgeon at HMC Professor Jonas Wadstrom, stated that over the previous 5 years the kidney transplant program at HMC has developed and made important enhancements.
“There was a big enhance within the variety of transplants carried out every year, with kidneys each from reside and deceased donors,” he stated, including that parallel to that enhance in numbers additionally the standard and the experience has developed and improved considerably. In a coordinated multi-disciplinary strategy affected person with advanced medical conditions reminiscent of blood group incompatibility and in cooperation with Sidra, pediatric sufferers are being transplanted. All through this growth and whereas performing extra advanced and superior remedies, the outcomes have been glorious and corresponding to different world class facilities. (QNA)
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