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Man denied kidney transplant because of Covid-19 contact

Thursday, January 14, 2021

29-year-old Mārtiņš Čampa has severe chronic kidney disease. On Tuesday, a suitable kidney had been found for transplantation. But the operation was cancelled because of possible contact with Covid-19, Latvian Radio reported January 14. The early morning of January 12 came to Mārtiņš with a pleasant surprise: a kidney had been found for transplantation. However, the operation had to be cancelled. The reason is that Martin’s daughter was a Covid-19 contact person…

Heart transplant success in Latvia

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Thanks to the permission of a donor’s family three miraculous surgery took place over the Easter holidays, which included successful transplants of two kidneys and a heart at Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, according to Latvian Television’s “Panorāma” broadcast on April 13. It had been two years since the last successful heart transplant in Latvia, and the woman who received the heart is awake and feeling as well as can…