Chairman of the board, AMC will donate anonymous kidney
Marcel Levi, chairman of Amsterdam’s AMC has anonymous a kidney donated. He was in his own hospital surgery.
The AMC-boss says in the Volkskrant about his donation because he wants to also start thinking about the donation of organs.
“I’ve done something that I found important and the chance is very great that someone else out there really enjoyed for a long time.”
In total, seven people this year in the Amsterdam hospital to a person they do not know a kidney ceded.
According to the Dutch Transplantation Foundation (NTS), this kind of ‘altuïstische donations’ in the Netherlands some dozens of times per year. However, that is an estimate, because this is not rural is maintained.