The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, has performed its first kidney transplant operation.
The hospital successfully carried out a transplant on a 56year old man in the State which lasted for 2hours.
Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Professor Wale Oke, said the successful kidney transplant was part of the State Government’s promise to deliver excellent health care services to the people of the State.
Both donor and recipient are in sound health, he said.
The leader of the team a consultant Nephrologist, Dr.Jacob Awobosuyi, said the journey started 3 years ago. He added that both the donor and recipient were initially apprehensive but after the procedure, they were both excited.