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Surgeons carry out first European keyhole kidney transplant

Surgeons at the Royal Liverpool Hospital have carried out a kidney transplant using keyhole surgery.

It is the first time the procedure has been performed in Europe.

The technique, originally developed in India, offers patients the chance of a much faster recovery after the operation.

The BBC's health correspondent, Dominic Hughes, reports.

  • 09 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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