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College begins inquiry into removal of wrong kidney

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7231.332/a (Published 05 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:332
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    The Royal College of Surgeons this week began an inquiry into how the wrong, healthy kidney was removed from a patient at Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Wales.

    The surgical team involved in the incident has been relieved of operating duties and consultant urologist Dr John Roberts …

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