|Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine was successful in comleting the 100th human organ donation|
On May 4th, Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine was successful in comleting the 100th human organ donation. It is also the 180th human organ donation in this city. Now, the total amount of human organ donation of Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine has ranked top in the city, occupying around 55.6% in Shanghai.
The 100th human organ dotantor was a child from Fu Jian Province, named Ming Ming who was simply ten years old this year. He got the malignant brain tumor and tried very hard to finally get to Ren Ji Hospital. His disease was very complex and in critical condition. In spite of hard efforts made to save his life, the paramedics still failed. On May 4, when the condition went to a sudden deterioration. Via expert appraisals, they were sure that he had been in a state of brain death. When parents were in grief, they resolutely decided to donate the child‘s liver and kidneys, to save those children waiting for organ transplants, thus in another way which has continued his life. In order to complete their wishes Ren Ji Hospital human body organ procurement organizations (OPO) coordinator explained organ donation process and concept to the child’s parents and carried on the detailed explanation. After careful consideration, Ming Ming‘s parents signed their names in the “Shanghai organ donation informed consent” . Then, Ren Ji Hspital OPO quickly started the related processes of organ donation, and eventually succeeded with donations. On the same day, when two kidneys were transplanted to the two children with end-stage renal disease, the efforts really helped them find a new lease on life.
Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine has always attached great importance to the organ donation work and propulsion, and the number of cases that have been successful has ranked top in the city, also is in the position of the leading domestic level. In September 2013, Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine conducted the first and the second cases in the whole city with organ donation successful implementation; In November 2013, the city’s first child organ donation was realized in Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine; In June 2015, the city‘s 100th case of human organ donation was also performed in Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. Behind these proud achievements, OPO coordinator of Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine has paid many hard efforts. When it comes to OPO work experience of his, coordinator xiao song Chen said, the most important and most difficult place, is to allow people to change the understanding of “death”, to accept the concept of “brain death”. He said, in the practical work, a lot of family members and even medical personnel are lacking in the correct understanding of “brain death”, the judgement standard of “death” still stay in the “heartbeat stop breathing” on. And it also makes many patients who originally have met your donation qualification miss the best time. He expressed his wishes that, with the deepening of the popular science education, they can have more and more people have a correct understanding the concept of “death”, and to join the organ donation, continue your life with a loving way.
Hundreds of cases of organ donation in Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine implementation process, have been many touching story. Coordinator Xiao song Chen remembered to have such a mother, and her young daughter treatment was invalid due to illness and then she was declared “brain death”. Although her mother was In grief, she not only decided to donate her children all available organs to help other children, but also donated to Ren Ji hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine liver transplantation with donated 12000 yuan to help them complete the treatment. This year, the honourable mother has another son. In her joy, and she donated to the hospital liver transplantation with another 12000 yuan to charity, simply to help these children. Her conducts full expressed her kindness, and it not only touched OPO coordinator and medical workers, it more touched countless families, and children by which she also lets more people understand the great and noble of organ donation.
It is understood that the organ donation after the death of citizens have no absolute age limit, mainly depending on the availability of donor organs and tissue. With patients waiting for the number of organ donation of more than 1.5 million each year in China, the number is growing. The world health organization ( WHO ) statistics show that the number of patients in need of urgent transplants around the world and the number of donated organs than 20:1, and every year in our country, only less than 1% of the patients can get the chance of organ transplantation, due to serious shortages of available organ resources . To carry out the noble behavior to organ donation is to save the life of another person, and we are really looking forward to the concern and ask for supports from the whole society.