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.

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

The transplant surgeons remove the donor kidney.

The kidney is transferred to the adjoining operating theatre….

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

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