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A kidney was transplanted at a hospital in Szczecin using a robot. This is the first such operation in the region and the third in the country

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published March 24, 2023 17:56

A kidney was transplanted at a hospital in Szczecin using a robot. This is the first such operation in the region and the third in the country - Header image
Last week, a kidney was harvested from a living donor using the da Vinci robotic system for the first time at a hospital in Szczecin's Pomorzany district. This is the third such donation in Poland. The recipient was the son of the donor.

The retrieval procedure took about three hours. The kidney was retrieved by a team of urologists from the Department of Urology and Urological Oncology at PUM in Szczecin. The organ was then handed over to the surgical team of the Department of General and Transplant Surgery, where it was transplanted to the recipi...

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