Shiraz University ranked 1st in liver transplantation: Iranian health official

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News ID: 43443
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 1:20 - 01 September 2019
TEHRAN, Sept 01 - The head of Iran's health ministry management centre for transplantation and special disease said that Iran’s Shiraz University stands first in the world for liver transplantation.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - "The second place belongs to a university in the US with 400 liver transplants in a year," Mehdi Shadnoush added.

Shiraz University itself, he said, has already carried out 5,000 liver transplants in Iran, Iran Press reported.

Shiraz University is located in Shiraz, the capital of Fars province, south of Iran.

The head of the health ministry management center for transplants and special diseases also said that 53,000 kidney transplants, as well as 1,300 heart transplants, have also been performed in the Islamic Republic of Iran. 

Source: Iran Press

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