The different organ transplant centers implement their duties through their respective national committees, which are responsible for determining the distribution mechanism for hospitals and the extent of the relationship with their affiliated donor hospitals.
Kidney Transplant Centers
The kidney transplant centers follow up and provide the necessary technical assistance to the hemodialysis or proton (dialysate) units throughout their affiliated hospitals, including:
- That each center be a consultative reference in difficult cases and surgical and non-surgical problems of kidney transplantation in the units of blood technology or proton (dialysis). Make lists of tissue analysis for all patients with final renal insufficiency who are suitable for transplantation in these units. Identify patients suitable for kidney transplantation in these units and provide the coordinating center for organ transplantation with their names and test results according to the approved forms for this li>
- Kidney transplant centers provide the necessary technical assistance to their intensive care units to know cases of brain death and report them immediately to the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation to make the best use of these cases?
- Each kidney transplant center receives information on cases of brain death through the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, where they coordinate with the intensive care unit and carry out the duties entrusted to it and reach the stage of organ removal.
- Each kidney transplant center contributes to clarifying the concept of brain death and organ transplantation with lectures and seminars for citizens residing in the area under its supervision.