Transplantation of three organs from dead donor made for the first time in Almaty

Date: 14:32, 05-02-2015.

Almaty. February 5. KazTAG- A surgery of three organs transplantation from a dead donor was made for the first time in Almaty, said Bolatbek Baimakhanov, chief doctor of the clinical hospital №7, chief transplantologist.
"Multi-organ recovery from a donor with brain death was conducted for the first time in Almaty. The relatives of the deceased gave agreement to recover the organs on January 5. As a result, we returned health to four patients. The liver and kidney were transplanted on the base of the hospital №7, one more kidney - in the center of surgery after Syzganov, the heart-in the hospital in Astana. The patient, who received liver in our hospital, feels fine," he said.
In his words, the situation has changed in Kazakhstan lately.
"I should say the situation is changing. There was only 1 case of relatives’ agreement in 2012, 3- in 2013, 10-in 2014 and 1 - in 2015," he said.

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