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Lithuanian surgeons perform first blood vessel transplantation

Monday, December 9, 2019

Surgeons at Kaunas Clinics in Lithuania performed their first blood vessel transplantation last week, saving the patient’s leg. “The patient can practically go home today. He underwent surgery on Tuesday and is already walking and can go home,” Linas Velička, the head of the blood vessel surgery division at the hospital, told reporters on Monday. The patient has the occlusive peripheral arterial disease. Doctors initially could not perform the shunting…