Name: Wujun Xue
Country of residence: China
Date of birth: March, 1961
Place of birth: Hancheng, Shaanxi Province.
Deputy chairman of the Number One Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University; director of the Organ Transplantation Research Institute; director of the Kidney Diseases Center and Kidney Transplantation Division in the Number One Hospital. He took the lead in over 3700 cases of kidney transplantations. [i].
After 1999, kidney transplantation in the Number One Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University grew rapidly. By June 2000, kidney transplantation exceeded 1000 cases. For a long time, the hospital has been ranked among the top in the country for total number of kidney transplants. In 2001, the Institute of Organ Transplantation of Xi'an Jiaotong University was established, which became one of the largest transplant centers in China, integrating medicine, teaching, and research. This institute leads in technical skill within China and is specializes nationally in clinical practice. The main research focus of the Organ Transplantation Institute established in 2001 is the transplantation of kidneys, livers, hearts, lungs, pancreases, small intestines, and combined multiple organ transplants. By December 2012, under its guidance, more than 10,000 kidney transplants were carried out in 23 hospitals in 13 provinces and cities, which led to the transplantation of livers, hearts, lungs, and small intestines and had a demonstrative effect on organ transplantation in the central and western regions of China.
March 4, 2019, The Kidney Transplantation Unit of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Investigator: The kidney transplant doctor Zheng Jin said last year that you have performed many transplants. It used to be over 200 cases, and now it is maybe over 300 cases?
Nurse: Yes, more or less! Well, almost. We have many surgeries. We have three or four operations today. (2985323955)
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March 4, 2019, Liver transplantation ward of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Investigator: Do we still have a lot of liver transplants now?
[i]“Number One Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University” Introduction to Xue Wujun