New robotic surgery used for kidney transplant at Virginia hospital
A new type of robotic surgery is a milestone in kidney transplantation, and VCU Hume-Lee Transplant Center says Dr. Chandra Bhati is the first on the East Coast to perform it. William “Woody” Johnson is among the first few patients to have robotic-assisted transplantation. Dr. Bhati performed both operations on the donor, Joanne Wiley, and Johnson, using a robot.
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