Tag Archives: Iran

Implantable Cornea

The use of Implantable Corneas from Pig Skin to Restore Vision Scientists in Sweden from Linköping University have successfully developed implantable corneas from pig skin for 14 previously blind patients. From sites in Iran and India, a study was performed on 20 patients who got an implant for restoring their corneal thickness and curvature to […]

The renal transplant

Iran is a vast country in the Middle East. The renal transplant program in Iran is one of the successful programs in the region. In 1988, a controlled live unrelated renal transplant program was started in Iran because of a low numbers of live related donors and because cadaveric renal transplant program was not established […]

Outcome of pediatric renal transplantation

Outcome of pediatric renal transplantation in Labfi Nejad Hospital, Tehran, Iran Abstract Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for children with end-stage renal disease. In Iran, a kidney transplantation program was started in the Labfi Nejad Hospital, Tehran in 1985. From 1985 to 2003, 278 children (mean age 11.6 years, 59.7% males) received their […]