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Surgeon suspended in transplant row

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1164
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    Walter Land, the internationally renowned transplant surgeon from Munich University Hospital, Grosshadern, was suspended last week from his position as head of the transplant unit.

    Earlier this month Dr Land had left Munich for Abu Dhabi, without permission from the medical director and the dean, to carry out a kidney transplantation in Al-Mafraq Hospital. Furthermore, ethical and legal …

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