Tagged: kidney transplant

First keyhole kidney transplant performed by hospital

News & events | 28 May 2005 | Tags: kidney transplant

SURGEONS from St George’s Hospital performed a landmark operation on Wednesday 26 May to remove a kidney from a live donor using keyhole surgery. The laparoscopic procedure, which was first developed fourteen years ago, makes St George’s only the fifth hospital in the country to offer the less invasive form …