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Kidney transplant

Kidney transplant

After having prepared the kidney, mending its input artery and output vein, the surgeon puts it in place. Connecting its vessels to those of the host body, the transplant team anxiously await the thumbs-up sign: A kidney regaining its colour.

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2 thoughts on “Kidney transplant

  1. An interesting fact about kidney transplantation is that the donor kidney is placed at the level of the hip, placing it closer to the bladder and providing better support (the kidney is usually suspended in retroperitonial fat)

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