Argiris Asderakis
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Kidney transplant surgeon 'sorry' after patients' deaths

A surgeon has apologised after carrying out a transplant which resulted in the deaths of two patients.

Argiris Asderakis told Cardiff Coroner's Court he was "terribly sorry" and wished he could "turn the clock back".

Robert Stuart, 67, of Cardiff, and Darren Hughes, 42, of Bridgend, died after being given kidneys infected with meningitis-causing parasitic worms.

Doctors knew the donor had died from meningitis before accepting the organs.

Owain Clarke reports.

  • 19 Nov 2014
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