The Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation team was able to obtain approvals to donate the organs of five brain-dead people to patients with terminal organic insufficiency. This is in Prince Mishari bin Abdulaziz Hospital in Baljurashi, King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Dammam, King Saud Medical City, in addition to Cleveland Hospital in Abu Dhabi.
The center stated that the lives of two children, aged 5 and 8, who suffered from terminal heart failure, were saved through two heart transplants, and the life of a 44-year-old citizen who suffered from terminal heart failure was saved through a heart transplant. He added that the life of a two-year-old boy from terminal liver failure was saved by a liver transplant, which restored joy and a smile to his face. The suffering of three other citizens aged 24, 54 and 58 from terminal liver failure was ended. By conducting liver transplants for them, and six kidney transplants were performed for three citizens aged 17, 49 and 56 years, and two kidney transplants were performed for two other citizens aged 27 and 45 years, which restored hope and ended their suffering with terminal renal failure and hemodialysis sessions, in addition to To perform a pancreas transplant for a 40-year-old citizen.
The Director General of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Dr. Talal Al-Qoufi, explained that the process of distributing organs was carried out in accordance with medical ethics, in a manner that guarantees fair distribution in accordance with the medical priorities of patients, indicating that the success achieved was the result of joint cooperation between all concerned parties. He expressed his great gratitude to the families of the deceased who chose to donate their organs to these patients, praying to God Almighty to reward them with the best reward in this world and the hereafter.