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The First Successful Kidney Transplant in Dubai From a Deceased Donor Has Just Happened

The First Successful  Kidney Transplant in Dubai From a Deceased Donor Has Just Happened | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) today announced that the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has successfully carried out the first organ transplant surgery in Dubai in collaboration with Mediclinic City Hospital.


The deceased donor kidney from Saudi Arabia was successfully transplanted into a woman who was requiring dialysis for end stage kidney disease.


For more on the story including information on the co-operation required between authorities in both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates click on the following link-

http://mediaoffice.ae/en/media-center/news/15/6/2016/dubai-healthcare-city.aspx


Interviews with some of the healthcare professionals who were involved in this particular case can be found by clicking on this link-

http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/health/how-dubai-achieved-its-first-cadaver-kidney-transplant-1.1847549


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Croatia assists Serbia with organ transplant surgeries - Southeast European Times

Croatia assists Serbia with organ transplant surgeries - Southeast European Times | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Report of co-operation between two Eastern European countries to facilitate a much needed increase in organ transplants.

 

As a leader in organ transplant procedures and surgeries, Croatia is providing both doctors and training to help its Southeast European neighbours perform more...

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