At the Tor Vergata polyclinic in Rome “marathon” of organ transplants – Corriere.it

At the Tor Vergata polyclinic in Rome “marathon” of organ transplants – Corriere.it
At the Tor Vergata polyclinic in Rome “marathon” of organ transplants – Corriere.it
from Rome editorial office

In 18 hours, six surgeons performed two multi-organ explants that allowed for two liver transplants and two kidney transplants to be performed at the same time.

Marathon of organ transplants al Tor Vergata polyclinic of Rome, with two multi-organ explants and four patients transplanted into Contemporary. On November 16, starting from 3 in the morning and up to 21.30 – the polyclinic announces – the Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery Unit directed by Professor Giuseppe Tisone has been engaged in a non-stop activity of 18 ore in which six surgeries were performed: two multi-organ sampling which allowed the simultaneous execution of two liver transplants and two kidney transplants on four different patients.

Six surgeons they worked tirelessly in four different operating rooms, making use of one effective cooperation, close-knit and consolidated from many years of work in team, with anesthesiologists, nurses, hepatologists and nephrologists of Tor Vergata. The interventions were successful and the four transplant patients are all in good conditions of health. Despite the current difficulties due to the pandemic, which required a major reorganization of health resources, “this milestone – the polyclinic noted in a note – confirms Tor Vergata’s attention to the care of patients on the waiting list for transplantation. organ “.

The general management, it says, “extends its heartfelt appreciation to the personnel who have achieved this important milestone with commitment and great professionalism. A sincere thanks also goes to the family members of the donors who, despite a moment of pain, have shown profound sensitivity and have allowed with their generosity to give a better future to those who have been waiting for a long time ».

November 20, 2021 (change November 20, 2021 | 20:24)

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