First UK Kidney Swap Op

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First UK Kidney Swap Op

Postby nickp » Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:37 pm

Two British couples have donated and received kidneys from each other in the first paired transplants in the UK.

They are part of a new scheme aimed at increasing the number of donor organs.

Full Story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7025448.stm
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