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organ transplantation,

n the replacement of a diseased organ with a healthy organ from a donor with a compatible tissue type. Organs such as a kidney may be donated by living donors or harvested from brain-dead organ donors.
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Ali Abdulkarim Al-Obaidli, Chairman of the National Committee for Organ Transplantation, emphasized on the importance of a strong culture of donation of organs among citizens and residents in the country and building an integrated partnership between government and private health institutions and charities to achieve its goals, in addition to the integration with the GCC countries through various aspects of cooperation.
Dr Ali Abdulkarim Al Obaidli, chairman of the National Committee for Organ Transplantation, said that six cases of donation have been done in the country with the first organ harvest being from a deceased patient at Al Qasimi Hospital, where he saved five lives.
In addition, the National Transplant Committee coordinates with organ transplantation centres across the Gulf countries for organs.
Open letter to Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China: China's fight against corruption in organ transplantation.
The Clinical Guidelines provide local and international best practice to guide health professionals when making the complex decisions about organ transplantation.
Dr Ali Abdulkareem al-Obaidli, chairman of the National Organ Transplantation Committee and member of the Gulf Organ Transplantation Committee said, "This cooperation falls under the umbrella of the Organ Transplantation Agreement between GCC member countries.
An assessment of endotoxin transfer will assist in further defining the risks associated with organ transplantation from donors with N.
Chronic renal disease, end stage renal disease, dialysis, and organ transplantation warrant special dental considerations.
However, polyclonal B-cell proliferation is often seen among organ transplantation recipients.
While organ transplantation has become normalised in the West--particularly since the introduction of effective immuno-suppressant drugs, dramatically reducing the complications of tissue rejection--in Japan `brain-death' is not widely accepted, organ donation is unpopular and transplantation procedures rare.
All experts were both members of ERA-EDTA and the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT), which is the European counterpart of the American Society of Transplantation.
The following presents an overview of the growth of organ transplantation, specifically liver transplantation, and the societal factors that potentially influence the moral and ethical decisions in liver transplantation policy.