The unit is accredited by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation and the American Society of Transplantation.
The unit offer training for the candidates of the Egyptian fellowship program.
Dialysis and kidney transplantation unit offers an integrated and comprehensive service covering all aspects of kidney disease and its treatment, including kidney transplantation.
This unit was opened with the opening of the center in 1983.
The Unit contributes with an effective way in the training of medical and paramedical personnel in addition to the medical services, and research in the field of kidney disease and public health awareness with the coordination with other medical sectors in kidney diseases field.
Since its opening in 1983, the unit works hard to achieve its goals which are providing high quality medical services covering all aspects of kidney diseases including kidney transplantation service.
The unit provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with kidney disease including acute and chronic renal failure, kidney transplantation, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, and nephritis. The renal transplant program has achieved remarkable successful rates in in survival rate of the patients (this rate reached the 95% per year in kidney transplantation from relatives).
over 70 pregnant women (whose undergone previous successful kidney transplant surgery) are follow up their pregnancies at the unit.
The unit has achieved great achievements in the nephrology fields. The first achievement was kidney transplantation for a patient from aliverelative in 1976.the unit has submitted more than 400 scientificresearchers at local and international scientific conferences and published more than 300 scientificresearches in prominent local and international journals
The unit performs hemodialysis for patients with acute and chronic renal failure for patients who are prepared for kidney transplantation.
The unit provides medical care for patients covered with health insurance, armed forces students of universities.
The Unit accommodates 100 patients with 2 shifts throughout the day (at the Gihan outpatient clinics complex).
Head of Department of Dialysis and kidney transplantation Unit.
Prof. Ayman Refaei
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