Kidney Transplantation Unit
The Mediclinic City Hospital Transplant program offers patients suffering from end stage renal disease an alternative to dialysis. It also offers the opportunity for families to explore the option of being a living organ donor. The transplant team provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for potential transplant recipients and donors, from initial consultation through to the realization of donation or transplant, and beyond.
Facilities and Staff
The transplant team is composed of experts with wide ranging international experience. They are well versed in caring for transplant recipients and donors alike.
The hospital facilities that support transplant range across the ED, Operating theatres, ICU and surgical wards. This includes supportive services from the Laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, dietetic services, and infection control, amongst others.
Partnership with (MBRU)
The Renal transplant program enjoys a strong and supportive partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid University (MBRU). The team at MBRU has played a significant role in propelling transplant to the forefront of healthcare, in the process helping to revitalize the nation's laws on Organ Donation and Transplant and making the service available to the UAE's citizens and residents.
What is kidney transplant and what are its types?
Who are eligible for kidney transplant?
What are the benefits and risks of kidney transplant?
Alternatives to Kidney Transplant
What is the process to be selected for wait list?
What to do on while on the wait list
How is kidney allocated?
The transplant surgery
Insurance coverage for transplant
Who identifies the donors?
The consent to donate
Who is a good donor?
How long does the testing process take?
Steps to donation
Hospital stay and discharge
Living with one kidney
Consequences of donation