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Friday December 11th, 2015

Hospital Clinic performs the first robotic kidney transplantation with implantation of the graft through the vagina

Hospital Clinic of Barcelona performed pioneer worldwide kidney transplantation by implanting the kidney transvaginally in the recipient. This is a minimally-invasive surgical technique in which the donor organ is removed vaginally and then introduced into the recipient through the same channel. A team led by Dr. Antonio Alcaraz, Chief of the Urology Department at Hospital Clinic, performed this pioneering operation last October using robotic surgery with the da Vinci Xi robot.

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