A Medical First: Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted into Living Patient

Massachusetts General Hospital transplant surgeons in blue uniforms, wearing white masks perform surgery of a transplanted genetically modified pig kidney into a living human.
Surgeons perform historic transplant. Photo Credit: Massachusetts General Hospital
Nurse Specialist in blue uniform, wearing a white mask removes the pig kidney from its box in the operation room to prepare for transplantation.
Nursing Specialist first removes pig kidney. Photo Credit: Massachusetts General Hospital

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