Tuesday, July 20, 2010

40th anniversary of first Memphis kidney transplant

Dr. Louis Britt celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first kidney transplant done in Memphis back in April. According to a story, Mid-South Doctor Who Performed the First Kidney Transplant in Memphis 40 Years Ago is Honored , on Memphis', Dr. Britt was honored by friends and family to mark the occasion. He admits that as the surgeon on that historical surgery he has seen many things change about transplant since that day 40 years ago, such as survival rates and medications. However, the need for more donors remains.
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