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Tributes paid to Turkish heart transplant pioneer, 89

Tributes have been paid to a late surgeon who performed Turkey’s first ever heart transplant operation more than 50 years ago. Dr Kemal Bayazıt passed away on Wednesday, 26 June, aged 89 due to multiple organ failure, an announcement by a doctor at the Istanbul hospital where he was being treated said. Sharing the sad […]

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Turkey showcases health sector advances with five simultaneous liver transplants

Surgeons at a university hospital in Turkey may have set a new world record after performing five simultaneous liver transplants involving live donors, media there have reported. The surgery took place at the İnönü University’s Turgut Özal Medical Centre in the eastern province of Malatya between 8am and 8pm on Wednesday, 12 June, according to […]