July 06, 2017

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Kidney transplant performed successfully

Specialists perform kidney transplant operation at Mandalay General Hospital.—Thiha Ko Ko (Mandalay)
Specialists perform kidney transplant operation at Mandalay General Hospital.—Thiha Ko Ko (Mandalay)

A kidney transplant was successfully performed at Mandalay General Hospital on September 9.
Maung Hein Lin Aung of Myittha Township in Mandalay Region received a new kidney from his younger sister Khine Khine Wai, aged 25.
The surgery took four hours and 20 minutes and the brother and sister are recovering well, said nephrologist Dr Khin Maung Kyaw.
The transplant is the fourth of its kind performed at Mandalay General Hospital.
Leading members of the surgical team included Mandalay General Hospital’s Nephrologists Professor Dr Min Thu, Nephrology Specialist Dr Khin Maung Kyaw and Health Surgeon Associate Professor Dr Khin Maung Htwe.
The team was assisted by Upper Myanmar Hospitals Supervisor Dr Maung Win, Mandalay General Hospital’s Medical Superintendent Dr Tin Tin Moe, and nephrologists and anesthetics from Mandalay University of Medicine-1 and Mandalay University of Medicine.
Medical officers led by specialists of Mandalay General Hospital are providing daily health care services
to the both patients.

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