The majority of the hospital’s clinical care and medical technology are leading the field in Guangxi Province and are at the forefront of the country. It now has 5,631 staff, including 322 senior professionals and 440 associate senior professionals. It has 3,491 beds.417
It began allogeneic kidney transplantation in 1979. Its organ transplant center was established in 2002.418 It was the first in province to apply HLA tissue typing technology in organ transplantation and begin performing allogeneic kidney transplants, kidney transplants from living relative donors, combined liver-kidney, pancreas-kidney, and allogeneic adrenal transplants, as well as other types of transplants.
The organ transplant center is mainly developing allogeneic kidney transplantation. Its medical personnel mainly came from the urologic surgery department. The department has three chief physicians/professors and two associate chief physicians/associate professors.419
Its Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery was the first in Guangxi to begin performing liver transplants, and completed the first liver re-transplant combined with a kidney transplant in Asia. Its liver transplant capabilities are at the forefront of the country. Liver transplantation has become one of the regular treatments for end-stage liver diseases.420 It has two wards and 110 open beds.
Minhao Peng, a member of Chinese Society of Organ Transplantation, a member of the National Liver Transplantation Team, and Chairman of the Guangxi Branch of the Chinese Society of Organ Transplantation of the Chinese Medical Association, had studied organ transplantation in Australia. In 1999, Peng carried out the first secondary liver transplant combined with a kidney transplant in Asia and made significant contributions to organ transplantation.421
This department has published over 400 articles in SCI journals, and other professional journals in China and abroad. It also participated in writing 6 monographs and undertook over 30 national, provincial, and departmental research projects. It is currently working on 15 national, and provincial -level research projects with over 10 million RMB in research funding. It has won 12 provincial and ministerial-level science and technology awards.
It has trained more than 100 masters, over 30 PhD students, and 2 post-doctoral fellows. It also has academic and personnel exchange programs with institutions in the United States, Japan, Australia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other countries and regions.