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Post-operative bladder cancer. Coloured profile (left) and frontal (right) X-rays of a section through the abdomen of a 50-year-old cancer patient after surgery to remove the bladder. Here, the whole bladder has been removed and drains (white tubes) have been connected to the ureters to drain the kidneys, in place of the bladder, until a pig's bladder can be transplanted as a replacement.
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