In a rare case, intestine transplanted in Delhi
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In India, few hospitals retrieve and transplant intestine, the reason why Nirbhaya, the 23-year-old gangrape victim, had to be airlifted to Singapore in 2012 for intestinal transplant surgery. Its successful transplantation is a rare feat in India, said officials.

The Highlights of the transplant are:
- This is the first case where intestine has been harvested from a brain dead patient at any govt hospital in India
- Retrieving the small intestine is difficult given its size (22 to 26 feet)
- Risk of rejection of graft post-transplantation is very high in case of intestinal transplant

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/in-a-rare-case-intestine-transplanted-in-delhi/articleshow/57659740.cms?
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