Surgeons carry out first European keyhole kidney transplant

October 9 2014
Surgeons at the Royal Liverpool Hospital have carried out a kidney transplant using keyhole surgery. It is the first time the procedure has been performed in Europe.

The technique, originally developed in India, offers patients the chance of a much faster recovery after the operation.

Normally a kidney transplant would involve serious open surgery and a sizeable incision to perform the transplant.

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