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Agustí Rovira: "We don’t know whether this transplant has lengthened my life, but what I can say is that it has given me quality of life"

The Hospital Clínic de Barcelona has successfully performed the first kidney transplant in Spain on a 90-year-old patient. This milestone achievement was possible thanks to the professionals in the Urology Service led by Dr. Antonio Alcaraz and the Nephrology Service’s Kidney Transplant Section led by Dr. Fritz Diekmann. The transplant was performed in August and the surgery was carried out by Dr. Mireia Musquera, head of the Kidney Transplant Section.

kidney transplant in Spain on a 90-year-old patien

Before the transplant, he had a very active life and loved travelling

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