Israel’s first small intestine transplant

Surgeons at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva have performed the first-ever successful transplant in Israel of a small intestine. The patient was a 39-year-old woman who had been fed through a vein since her own intestine was removed two years ago. The donor was an 11-year-old Israeli girl whose other organs saved four children.
http://www.jpost.com/Health-and-Science/Rabin-Medical-Center-team-performs-countrys-first-small-intestine-transplant-337101
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/175950#.Usm-qvvzm0I

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