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City news, 27.06.2001 16:28

Unique liver transplant in St. Petersburg hospital.

Photos by D. Vladimirsky, for Interpress. Such surgeries are among the most complex and expensive ones. Only seven of them have been done in the city's Central X-Ray Radiology Institute. The transplant from Stockholm has been delivered by plane by Professor Bjorn Eriksson, who participated in the surgery. The Russian surgeons' team was headed by Dmitry Granov from First Medical Institute's Surgical Hematology Department. Photos by D. Vladimirsky, for Interpress.

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