Successful kidney transplant operation performed in Yangon

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Yangon’s Children Hospital. Photo: Wikipedia

Myanmar has conducted the first successful kidney transplant operation on a 10-year-old girl at Yangon’s Children Hospital, Xinhua reported quoting state media.

A substituted kidney for the child patient was donated by her 23-year-old brother for the operation.

The six-hour operation was jointly carried out by a team of surgeons from Myanmar and Singapore.

Source: Mizzima Myanmar

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