May 24, 2022


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FMC Umuahia Carries Out First Kidney Transplant Successfully

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The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State has successfully carried out its first kidney transplantation

The kidney transplant which was carried out on patients was conducted free of charge The surgery commenced on Thursday, December 7 and was completed on Friday morning around 10:00 a.m.

The surgical procedure was carried out by team of surgeons led by Dr Obi Ekwenna from University of Toledo Medical centre, USA and other surgeons from FMC Umuahia. It lasted more than :10: hour in between procurement of kidney from the donor and actual transplanting for the recipient.


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