03.06.2011 1.Siwan, 5771 Rosch Chodesch; Tag 45 des Omer
Record of 35 organs transplanted into 27 people this week
Israel Transplant matched donor organs, which were rushed on ice to the transplant centers where the surgical teams were ready.
A record number of 35 lifesaving organs were transplanted into 27 patients in the past week, according to Israel Transplant – which noted that the number of organs donated during such a short time is unprecedented.
Surgeons at Emek Medical Center in Afula; Rambam Medical Center in Haifa; Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva; Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petah Tikva; Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center; Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem; Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer; Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba; and Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot worked around the clock to remove the organs from deceased donors and transplant them into patients….