4 Kidney Transplants Performed in Zhytomyr

by Olha Povaliaieva
Thursday, June 2, 2022
4 Kidney Transplants Performed in Zhytomyr

Surgeons in Ukraine continue to save the lives of Ukrainians

The city of Zhytomyr regional clinical hospital named after Gerbachevsky. On June 2, the fourth kidney transplant operation was performed. This time the donor and recipient were relatives, the previous operations were non-native.

"In the regional clinical hospital named after. Gerbachevsky has already performed the fourth kidney transplant operation. It was a double operation to transplant a donor kidney from a related donor — from father to son. Patients feel well," deputy chairman of the Zhytomyr regional council Volodymyr Shirma.

Zhytomyr clinical hospital has a chance to become an intense transplant center. Further surgeons plan to develop in the field of heart and liver transplantation. Specialized departments are being opened for this purpose, and equipment is being purchased.

We remind you that the first such operation in this hospital was carried out on June 21, 2021.

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