A transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased organ with a healthy organ from another person or a cadaver. Patients seeking organ transplants must consider patient survival rates, procedure experience, and credentials of medical team before choosing an organ transplant hospital and surgeon. Jordanian hospitals reached very high success rates in both kidney and liver transplant over the past years.
Only living first degree related kidney and liver donors such as (parents, siblings, aunts, and uncles) are allowed in Jordan. Donation between spouses is also allowed. The age of the donor should be between 18 and 65 years old. Commercial transplantation is totally prohibited in Jordan.
Immunosuppressant transplant protocols are followed when treating all patients.
Length of Stay at the hospital:
Donor: 4 days
Recipient: 7 days
The recipient should stay in Amman for nearly two weeks after discharge from the hospital for follow up.
Donor: 7-10 days
Recipient: 3-4 weeks
The recipient should stay in Amman for nearly four weeks after discharge from the hospital for follow up.