Joint Session Of Visiting Australian Doctors At SIUT Concludes

Joint session of visiting Australian doctors at SIUT concludes

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) : A three-day joint session of visiting Australian doctors and SIUT (Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation) on the subject of urology, nephrology and transplantation concluded here.

During sessions, the four-member team of Westmead Hospital Sydney comprising physicians, surgeons and other medical professionals carried out an extensive exercise along with their Pakistani counterparts of SIUT on variety of subjects related to urology, nephrology and transplantation, said a statement on Wednesday.

The prominent topics which came under discussion were social and psychological issues of transplantation, training workshop for nursing staff in the specialized treatment and pediatric issues.

Director Renal Medicine at Westmead Hospital, Prof.

Jeremy Chapman who was leading the visiting team in his paper dwelt with overall scene of global organ trade but he focused his study mostly in developing countries. Professor O'Connel who is the head of clinical medicine at the Australian hospital in his paper drew parallel of transplantation scenario between Pakistan and developed countries.

Others who took part in the discussion and presented papers included Dr Jan Swinnen, Dr Germaine Wong and Deborah Knagge, Director SIUT Prof. Dr. Adib Rizvi and Professor Tahir Aziz, Dr Buksh Ali represented SIUT.