Brain-dead donor saves the lives of two patients in Fez and…

Rabat – A medical team from the Hassan II University Hospital in the city of Fez has successfully performed a kidney transplant from a brain-dead donor in order to save the lives of two patients located in the cities of Fez and Casablanca, MAP reports. The transplant, the first of its kind to be performed on a brain-dead donor in the Hassan II hospital in Fez, was to help a woman from the city of Fez who was suffering from a chronic renal failure in its final stages.According to a statement from the University hospital, the surgical procedure also saved the life of a Casablanca patient who benefited from the second kidney which was taken from the same donor. The hospital hailed the “courageous decision of the family of the deceased to donate his both kidneys and the competence and experience of the medical, surgical and nursing staff at the Hassan II university hospital.“This surgical intervention is part of the efforts made by the Ministry of Health and the University Hospital Hassan II in Fez, which aim to encourage the donation of organs and tissues,” read the statement.© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed read more