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The Operation


It is the morning of the transplant, and both sisters prepare for theatre. The operations are performed similtaneously in a twin-theatre, with consultant led teams.



 The surgeon has carefully selected which kidney is most suitable for transplant.


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 The staff in the twin-theatre prepare for the operation.




 The transplant surgeons remove the donor kidney.


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 The kidney is transferred to the adjoining operating theatre....




 ..... and transplanted into the recipient within an hour.


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