Ljubljana UKC Carries Out Double Transplantation

Ljubljana, 12 March - The Ljubljana UKC Hospital successfully carried out its first transplantation of two organs to one patient in one procedure in February. The 54-year-old with a new kidney and pancreas feels very well and does not need insulin or dialysis any more, surgeon Ales Tomazic said at a press conference on Thursday.

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Patient feeling very well after transplantation of kidney and pancreas, the first double transplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Patient feeling very well after transplantation of kidney and pancreas, the first double transplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Patient feeling very well after transplantation of kidney and pancreas, the first double transplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Patient feeling very well after transplantation of kidney and pancreas, the first double transplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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A press conference about the first double tansplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Surgery Clinic expert director Martin Tonin presenting the first double tansplantation in the hospital and in Slovenia at a press conference.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Surgery Clinic expert director Martin Tonin and surgeons Damjan Kovac and Ales Tomazic presenting the first double tansplantation in the hospital and in Slovenia at a press conference.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Doctors arriving at a press conference about the first double tansplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Surgeons Ales Tomazic and Damjan Kovac and head of transplantation activities in UKC Ljubljana Valentin Sojar presenting the first double tansplantation in the hospital and in Slovenia at a press conference.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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A press conference about the first double tansplantation in the Ljubljana UKC hospital and in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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