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First Nigerian paediatric living kidney transplant. Hospital staff around a thirteen-year-old boy undergoing his last kidney dialysis before having a kidney transplant. This boy is the first ever paediatric patient to receive a living Kidney transplant in Nigeria. The surgery was overseen by an experienced UK surgeon and nephrologist who travelled to the country to give help and advice. Photographed in Lagos, Nigeria, in 2009.
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