by Medindia Content Team on  June 26, 2006 at 9:43 AM Organ Donation News
World’s First Triple Transplant Performed by Australian Surgeons
Australian surgeons claimed to have performed the world's first triple-transplant operation involving the liver, kidney and pancreas of a patient , said a report Monday.

Surgeons at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital carried out the procedures on Leanne Myles of Cowra in central-eastern New South Wales, reported the online edition of Radio Australia.

Leanne, 33, was suffering from an auto-immune disease.

The woman who had developed liver and kidney failure, and diabetes made a full recovery after delicate operations to replace her liver, kidney and pancreas.

(Source: IANS)

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