Transplant

Coronavirus epidemic recommendations for transplant patients

A coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic is currently raging through many countries, including Switzerland. The Division of Transplant Surgery at the HUG wants to share information with our transplant patients.

Mission of the Transplant Division

  • Provide testing, treatment and medical and surgical monitoring for patients undergoing solid organ transplants (liver, kidney, pancreas, pancreatic islet, small intestine, multi-organ transplants).
  • As part of the Western Switzerland University Transplant Center, provide monitoring of heart and lung transplant patients from Geneva who have been operated at the CHUV.
  • Master technical competency in liver, kidney, pancreas, pancreatic islet, small intestine and multi-organ transplants, in collaboration with the Visceral Surgery Division.
  • Host the local Transplant Coordination Center.
  • Participate in several transplant registers at the Swiss and European level, and also in Swiss Transplant Cohort studies.
  • Participate in organ harvesting and transplantation for pediatric recipients who are operated at the Children's Hospital.
  • Participate in the GRAGIL Network for pancreatic islet transplantation, with the new Cell Therapy Laboratory.
     

View the website of the Transplant Surgery Division

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Last update : 20/03/2020