A unique operation was held in Yekaterinburg. Doctors transplanted the patient of her own kidney.
The patient's life changed dramatically several years ago, when doctors made the diagnosis "Oncology". The woman in the 45 years he successfully underwent several operations.
But after removal of a malignant tumor in the intestines right ureter was blocked, the doctors had to install nephrostomy. With a drainage tube, the woman lived for about a year. The main objective was to get rid of the tube, to keep woman body and rehabilitate her.
The doctors removed the drainage tube, removed the kidney and then transplanted it on 10-15 cm below. Further conjoined ureter to the bladder. In Russia this operation was performed only once. 4 years ago in Moscow. The world of medicine has only 25 such surgical interventions.
Operation more than 6 hours. Worked with 3 teams of doctors. It was important to prevent organ rejection. All went well. After surgery she is doing better.
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