Rare 5-Organ Transplant

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A Czech man, in a 10-hour operation, had five organs transplanted in one procedure, saving his life, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Pesta waited for eight weeks for the adequate organs, and shortly before Christmas 2014, doctors at the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague carried out the transplant surgery, leaving Pesta with a new stomach, small intestine, spleen, pancreas and liver.

Two teams of surgeons carried out the 10-hour operation, taking the organs from the deceased donor and replacing Pesta’s.

Read the full article at: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/02/19/man-saved-by-rare-5-organ-transplant/

Other article & image on this story: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/pioneering-transplant-surgery-sees-man-5190169

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