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Al Jalila Youngsters’s Organ Transplant Centre might be rolling out a kidney transplant programme within the first section of its operations.
Dubai’s Al Jalila youngsters’s hospital on Tuesday launched the nation’s first organ transplant centre that’s solely for youths.
The launch comes as Al Jalila Youngsters’s Speciality Hospital marks its fourth anniversary.
In step with nationwide efforts to advance organ transplantation programmes, the centre will present transplant companies for kids with kidney, liver, coronary heart and bone marrow illnesses.
Throughout its first section, it’s going to roll out the kidney transplant programme, whereas the opposite specialties might be launched subsequently.
Dr Abdulla Al Khayat, CEO of Al Jalila Youngsters’s, stated: “For the reason that passing of the UAE federal regulation permitting transplantation of human organs and tissues in 2016, healthcare gamers have labored in the direction of giving UAE residents and residents entry to high-quality transplant companies.
“At present, with the launch of this first-of-its-kind complete paediatric transplant centre, we’re constructing on these efforts by creating an establishment that may turn into an integral a part of the nation’s healthcare ecosystem.”
Because it offers a full spectrum of care, Al Jalila Youngsters’s Organ Transplant Centre might be utilising state-of-the-art applied sciences, reminiscent of imaging procedures to minimise radiation publicity. It’s going to additionally provide genetic analysis of sufferers to higher perceive their situations.
4 transplant procedures so far
Al Jalila Youngsters’s has been a key participant in pushing paediatric organ transplantation in Dubai.
The hospital, in collaboration with the Mohammed Bin Rashid College for Drugs and Well being Sciences (MBRU), carried out the primary paediatric kidney transplant within the emirate, giving a nine-year-old woman who was born with only one kidney a brand new lease of life. Until date, the hospital has carried a complete of 4 transplantations.
Dr Mohammed Al Awadhi, COO of Al Jalila Youngsters’s, stated: “The centre, a collaboration with MBRU and Mediclinic Center East, will deliver revolutionary care to sufferers with organ failure, together with diagnostic testing, organ regeneration, pharmaco-engineering to assist advance the portfolio of organ transplant packages within the UAE. Our multidisciplinary group of specialists led by Dr Waldo Concepcion, who joined us from Stanford College Hospital, perceive the distinctive wants of younger sufferers. Their mixed experience makes us geared up to supply high quality care for kids affected by organ failures, offering them with a brand new lease of life.”
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