Friday, June 22, 2007

Doctors perform partial kidney transplant

CLUJ, Romania, June 21 (UPI) -- Doctors in Romania performed a successful partial kidney transplant on a 3-year-old boy who suffered from renal insufficiency.

The child received part of his mother's kidney during a seven-hour operation, Hotnews said. The surgical team was led by Dr. Mihai Lucan at the Urology and Renal Transplant Institute in Cluj, Romania.

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