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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Kidney trafficking gang that ran underground hospital jailed by Beijing court

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 03:22pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com 15 sent to jail for harvesting and selling kidneys Fifteen people involved in the black-market organ trade- including doctors- have been sentenced to prison by a Beijing court for harvesting and selling 51 kidneys, the largest haul in recent mainland history. The group's mastermind, Zheng Wei, 46, was sentenced to 12 years in jail ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Transplant lets kidney patient follow his dream of marriage and children

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to flourish It was like getting a "big wedding gift" when engaged transplant patient Ray Mui received a new kidney - and a new lease of life - from a deceased donor. The 40-year-old teacher's life revolved around daily 11-hour dialysis sessions at home. The thought of a honeymoon or having children were just dreams. Then a matching kidney became available. "The transplant ...

  3. Dealers paid doctors to remove student's kidney

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the surgeon's wife, a nurse, and asked them to help perform the kidney transplant. The surgeon, nurse and an anaesthetist are to stand trial separately. Song Zhongyu, a senior urologist at the Yunnan ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Five men, including two doctors, have gone on trial in Chenzhou, Hunan, charged with intentional injury after they harvested a kidney from a high ...

  4. Kidney patients last to be seen

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee ella.lee@scmp.com Kidney transplant patients at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong's only multi-organ transplant centre, are being pushed to the back of the queue, putting them ... the deteriorating standard of kidney transplants is 'worrying' and 'unacceptable'. The Hospital Authority's central renal committee, comprising experts at public hospitals, raised ...

  5. Kidney patients given a second chance at life

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helen Yu hoishan.yu@scmp.com With nearly 2,000 people on the waiting list for a kidney, patients can wait years before they get the chance of a transplant and a new lease of life. Yet five ... underwent successful transplants at Prince of Wales Hospital. Ho, who had been waiting for a new kidney for 10 years, said: 'I'm really thankful that the new kidney has ended my suffering ...

  6. HK kidney patients 'must look to mainland' for transplants

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam A leading surgeon says Hong Kong has failed to meet the demand for kidney donors, leaving patients in need with no option but to seek a transplant on the mainland, where organs ... donations in Hong Kong for the past 10 years,' Dr Tong said. 'There are 1,400 to 1,500 people waiting for kidney transplants in Hong Kong every year. On average, they have to wait for six ...

  7. Post readers' generosity allows kidney patient to proceed with transplant plans

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Campaign brought to successful close with $200,000 raised South China Morning Post readers have donated enough money for a kidney transplant for patient Sun Wenjuan. The 20-year-old woman from a village in Hebei province was told yesterday that $199,533 had been raised in the Post campaign, enough to cover the cost of the transplant and post-operative care at a Beijing hospital. ...

  8. New promises mean little to long-time dialysis patient

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a kidney transplant in 2002- the donor being her mother- but the operation failed. Another operation by an unknown donor also failed, forcing her to rely on five hours of dialysis every other day ... The three-year road map released yesterday devotes a lot of space to improving medical services and easing the cost for rural residents. But for Sun Wenjuan, a long-term kidney patient, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chances of getting a donor kidney in Hong Kong as low as 5 per cent

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com City faces severe lack of kidney donors Hong Kong faces a severe continuing shortfall in kidney donors that is leaving many people in need of transplants with little or no chance of receiving one. Hospital Authority figures showed 1,892 people were waiting for a kidney transplant as of June 30, and that only 99 received one last year. That means only ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    My sister and I: A story about life and second chances

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu life@scmp.com My sister and I: a story of life and second chances In my sister's new book Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient, I am a chapter. Several years ago ... to tell the world her story. She was born with renal failure. She had her first kidney transplant at the age of five and a second when she was 12. Her life and our family's history for so ...




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