1. Lagos University Hospital Performs Second Successful Kidney Transplant
The Kidney Surgery Team at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has successfully carried out its second kidney transplant on a 38-year-old unnamed male patient.
The Chief Medical Director, Adewale Oke, disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Lagos. He said the transplant was borne out of the hospital’s determination to sustain innovation in healthcare delivery in the country. “We are pleased to inform you that this is yet another feat in the hospital’s quest to provide excellent healthcare for the people of the state through our homegrown professionals.”We will continue to strive to provide excellent and accessible healthcare that will improve the standard of living of the good people of state, and its environs,” he said. The director said that kidney transplant had come to stay in LASUTH and would save Nigerians who sought foreign medical trip at a high cost in foreign exchange.