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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 750-754
Hospital contributing in organ donation program

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Date of Web Publication28-Jun-2018

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. Hospital contributing in organ donation program. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2018;29:750-4

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. Hospital contributing in organ donation program. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl [serial online] 2018 [cited 2022 Jan 28];29:750-4. Available from: https://www.sjkdt.org/text.asp?2018/29/3/750/235206
The total number of hospitals who reported possible deceased donor (DD) cases during the year 2017 was 102 hospitals. These were divided into either large (>20 ICU beds), Medium (10–20 ICU beds) or small (<10 ICU beds).

Large hospitals (43) reported 382 cases (60% of the total), of which 245 (64%) were fully documented to have brain death and 63 consents were obtained for organ donation (51% of total consents).

In this group, 10 consents were obtained from King Saud Medical Complex-Riyadh (KSMC). KSMC is also considered to be the largest source of consent cases in the kingdom for the last 10 years. King Abdul-Aziz Medical City (NGH)-Riyadh came next with eight consents and then King Hospital-Jeddah with six consents. King Khalid Hospital-Hail, King Salman Hospital-Riyadh, Al-Rass General Hospital, and Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Hospital-Riyadh having four consents for each, then three consent were obtained from King Khalid Hospital-Tabuk followed by King Abdulaziz Hospital-Jeddah, King Abdullah Medical City-Makkah, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital-Jeddah, Hera Hospital-Makkah and Obeid Specialist Hospital-Hofuf having two consents each. Lastly, one consent was taken from Al-Noor Specialist Hospital-Makkah, Imam Abdulrahman Al-Faisal Hospital-Riyadh, King Abdulaziz University Hospital-Jeddah, King Faisal Hospital-Taif, King Saud Hospital-Unaiza, King Khalid University Hospital, National Hospital-Riyadh, Sanad Hospital-Riyadh, Al-Hammadi Hospital-Riyadh and Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Hospital (Takhassussi).

Medium sized hospitals, with 10–20 ICU beds, has contributed with 26% (168 cases) of the total reported cases and 27 consents (22%) were obtained from them for organ donation.

King Abdulaziz Hospital-Makkah was the most active hospital in this group with four consents, followed by Buraida Central Hospital, Al-Mana General Hospital-Dammam, and Al-Mowasat Hospital-Riyadh with three consents for each. Them Dammam Medical Complex, Prince Saud Bin Jelawi Hospital-Hofuf, Al-Mana General Hospital Al-Khobar, Al-Thagher Hospital-Jeddah and the International Medical Center-Jeddah with two consents each.

Lastly, one consent was obtained from each of the following hospitals: Al-Iman Hospital-Riyadh, King Faisal Hospital-Makkah, Obeid Hospital-Riyadh, and King Faisal Military Hospital-Khamis Mushayat.

Small sized hospitals, with less than 10 ICU beds, reported 58 possible deceased cases (9% of the total Possible DD) and 13 consents (10%) were obtained from them.

Among this group, Al-Mowasat Hospital-Dammam was the most active with seven consents, followed by Jubail General Hospital with two consents, and then one consent was obtained from: Dallah Hospital-Riyadh, Qateef Central Hospital, Kingdom Hospital-Riyadh, and Al-Midhnab General Hospital.

Activities of the organ sharing program between the Kingdom and GCC countries showed that 29 possible cases were reported in SCOT this year and 21 consents were obtained under this program; distributed between Kuwait Hospitals (17 cases) and UAE Hospitals (4 cases).

The following table shows the distribution of possible, consented and actual deceased donors according to the region:

Distribution of consents by region showed that 48 (39%) consents were obtained from the Central region (31 from MOH hospitals, 8 from Govt. Non-MOH hospitals and 9 from private hospitals). The Western region came next with 26 consents (22 from MOH hospitals, 2 from Govt.-Non-MOH hospitals and 2 from Private hospitals). The Eastern region followed with 21 consents (7 from MOH hospitals, and 14 from Private hospitals). The Northern region has seven consents all from MOH hospitals. And lastly, Southern region had only one consent obtained from a Govt. Non-MOH hospital. It is also worth noting that hospitals from outside the kingdom contributed with 17% (21 cases) of total consents this year.

Donation after Brain Death (DBD) Donor Possible, Potential, Eligible, Consented and Actual from Different Hospitals in Saudi Arabia 2017

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