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The Founder, Afe Babalola College, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola, on Wednesday thumbed up the college’s multi-system hospital for the assorted exploits it had been doing since institution, saying it had come to finish outward medical tourism in Nigeria.
Babalola, who spoke in opposition to the backdrop of the primary kidney transplant within the hospital, mentioned, “This can be a milestone for ABUAD, however I’m not stunned as a result of we’ve high quality tools and well-trained and skilled personnel.
He mentioned, “There’s due to this fact no want for anybody to go overseas for any therapy by any means. Something and all the things may be achieved right here.
“I’m glad that my dream of getting a useful college has been realised earlier than my very eyes.”
Marketing consultant Nephrologist and Coordinator of Transplant Programme in ABUAD Multi-System Hospital, Dr Stephen Oguntola, referred to as on members of the general public to avail themselves of the amenities and tools obtainable in ABUAD Multi-System Hospital.
Babalola and Oguntola spoke in a press release by ABUAD Director of Company Affairs, Tunde Olofintila, titled ‘ABUAD MSH efficiently performs first kidney transplant’.
Oguntola mentioned, “The transplant was achieved concurrently on Wednesday, October 13, utilizing a devoted twin-transplant theatre proper right here on this hospital, thus making it the primary profitable kidney transplant in Ekiti/Ondo axis of the nation.
“The kidney operate began bettering proper contained in the theatre with the brand new kidney producing 2.three litres of urine earlier than the top of surgical procedure which lasted for 5 hours, 15 minutes.
“Thereafter, the kidney operate has continued to make a sustained enchancment. We’re very glad about the best way each the donor and recipient have responded to the process. Each of them are in very excessive spirits.
“Actually, the donor was discharged on October 20 and with the look of issues, the recipient will likely be discharged in a few days to start out his regular life after the transplant.”
The fortunate affected person mentioned he had been to the Indian embassy 3 times however couldn’t get a visa due to COVID-19.
He suggested individuals with kidney issues to make their approach to ABUAD hospital.
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