1999 News Story

Donor program reaches 1,000 kidneys transplanted

The Saudi Center for Organ Transplants recently carried out its one thousandth kidney transplantation. The Center has to date transplanted, in addition to the one thousand kidneys from deceased donors, 1,580 kidneys from living relatives, 175 livers, 82 hearts, 176 heart valves, and 8,302 corneas.