Japan's first lung transplant operation
A medical team of Okayama University Hospital, led by
Professor Nobuyoshi Shimizu (R), walks into an operating theater on
Wednesday Oct. 28 for Japan's first lung transplant operation on a
24-year-old woman. In the seven-hour operation, half of the left
lung of the woman's 48-year-old mother and one-third of the right
lung of her 21-year-old sister will be transplanted.
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