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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 643-648
Hospital sharing in organ donation program



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. Hospital sharing in organ donation program. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2015;26:643-8

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. Hospital sharing in organ donation program. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Jan 20];26:643-8. Available from: https://www.sjkdt.org/text.asp?2015/26/3/643/157439




The total number of hospitals who reported possible deceased donor (DD) cases during the year 2014 was 102 hospitals. These were divided into either large (>20 ICU beds), Medium (10-20 ICU beds) or small (<10 ICU beds).

Large hospitals (38) reported 230 cases (40.3% of the total), of which 134 (58.3%) were fully documented and 34 consents were obtained for organ donation (31% of total consents).

In this group, 16 consents were obtained from King Saud Medical Complex-Riyadh (KSMC). KSMC is also considered to be the largest source of consented cases in the kingdom for the last nine years. King Abdulaziz Medical City (National Guard Hospital)-Riyadh came next with nine consents followed by King Fahd Hospital-Jeddah, Ar-Ar Central Hospital, King Saud HospitalUnaiza, Obeid Specialized Hospital-Hofuf, Maternity and Children Hospital-Jeddah, Al Hayat National Hospital-Riyadh, Dr. Ahmed Abanamy Hospital-Riyadh, Riyadh Care Hospital and Al Manae Hospital-Al Khobar having one consented case each.

Medium sized hospitals, with 10-20 ICU beds, contributed with 37.5% (214 cases) of the total number of reported cases and 35 consents (32% of total consents) were obtained for organ donation.

The most active hospitals in this group was Al Iman Hospital-Riyadh with 10 consents. The National Hospital-Riyadh, Al Noor Specialist Hospital-Makkah and King Faisal Hospital-Makkah each contributed with four consents, then came King Fahd Specialist Hospital-Qassim and Buraida Central Hospital with three consents for each. Dammam Medical Complex had two consented cases, and lastly Prince Salman Hospital-Riyadh, King Fahd Hospital-Hofuf, King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital-Taif, Dr. Sulaiman Habib Hospital-Riyadh and Saudi German Hospital-Riyadh each having one consented case for organ donation.

Small sized hospitals, with less than 10 ICU beds, reported 57 possible deceased cases (10% of the total possible DD) and 10 consents (9%) were obtained from them.

Among this group, Al Mowasat Hospital-Dammam was the most active with a total of four cases consented for organ donation followed by Maternity and Children Hospital-Dammam having two consented cases then followed by Jubail General Hospital, Dr. Sulaiman Habib Hospital (Takasusi)-Riyadh, Al Jazeera Hospital-Riyadh and King Abdulaziz Medical City (National Guard Hospital)-Al Hassa with one consented case each.

Activities of the organ sharing program between the Kingdom and GCC countries showed that 31 consented cases were obtained under this program; distributed between Kuwait Hospitals (24 cases), Qatar Hospitals (2 cases), Bahrain Hospitals (4) and UAE Hospitals (1).

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



Distribution of consents by region showed that 54 (49%) consents were obtained from the Central region (34 from MOH hospitals, 9 from Govt. Non-MOH hospitals and 11 from private hospitals). The Eastern region came next with 13 (12%) consents; followed by the Western region with 11 (10%) consents then Northern region with one (1%) consented cases.

Deceased Heart Beating Donor (DD)
Possible, Potential, Eligible, Consented and Actual from Different Hospitals in Saudi Arabia 2014




Deceased Heart Beating Donor (DD)
Possible, Potential, Eligible, Consented and Actual from Different Hospitals in Saudi Arabia 2014




Deceased Heart Beating Donor (DD)
Possible, Potential, Eligible, Consented and Actual from Different Hospitals in Saudi Arabia 2014




Deceased Heart Beating Donor (DD)
Possible, Potential, Eligible, Consented and Actual from Different Hospitals in Saudi Arabia 2014




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