Surgeons from Yangon and Mandalay successfully performed a kidney transplant operation on Wednesday. The surgeons hold positions at Mandalay General Hospital, Mandalay University of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Department and Yangon University of Medicine.
Ma Nwe Moh Moh Tun from Kyaukse donated a kidney to her ailing brother Maung Ye Ko Ko.
This is the fifth transplant of its kind performed in Mandalay and the second this year – the other took place two weeks ago. Transplants have also been performed in 2001, 2002 and 2004.
Thiha Ko Ko