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Queues for heart transplants and corneas are zeroed in Federal District

The surgeries grew up to six times for certain procedures, a total of 578 procedures in 2012

 
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Last year, the Federal District has doubled the number of heart transplants with 18 against nine surgery procedures in 2011. Besides the unprecedented achievement, the DF also zeroed in line for organ transplants. There is also no waiting list for transplant corneas. Last year, 407 operations were performed, surpassing the record of 2009, 403 procedures. Compared with other states, the DF remained atop the national rankings in 2012, as one of the units of the Federation did more corneal transplants per million inhabitants.

In 2012 the Federal District hit records in all other forms of organ transplantation that is accredited. The numbers of operations of heart, kidney, liver and cornea grew significantly compared to previous years - some doubled and other increased by more than sixfold. In all, there were 578 surgeries performed in 2012.

Regarding liver transplant, the 39 operations performed in 2012 exceeded by more than six times the previous record set in 2000, six surgeries and even last year, the Federal District has doubled the number of heart transplants with 18 against surgery nine procedures in 2011.

The number of kidney transplants achieved in 2012 the milestone of 104 surgeries - 87 from deceased donors and 17 from living donors. The previous record of the Federal District was registered in 2000, with 95 transactions (donations of 55 dead and 40 alive). The Institute of Cardiology, membership to GDF, is responsible for the Federal District cardiac surgery and liver, was accredited by the Ministry of Health to make operations marrow. Last year alone, 10 procedures were performed this nature. Since September 2012, the Institute is accredited to do lung transplants.

For the coordinator of the Central Catchment Organ Health Secretary of Mexico City, Daniel Solomon, the awareness campaign developed by staff in hospitals and other units helped to achieve actual results. "Moreover, the enhancement of Samu Service (Mobile Emergency Care) in emergency care and improvement of public roads and the network managed to reverse the low level of donations we had. Put the DF This all highlighted in the national service High complexity "he says.

Source: Isaude.net
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