1000th hepatic transplant.
Performed by CHUC
On the 20th of March this year, the Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre, sucessfully performed their one thousandth liver transplant.
Emanuel Furtado, a liver transplant surgeon, specialized in pediatric transplants using living-donors, performed the surgery.
The first transplant was performed over 20 years ago by Linhares Furtado, father of the current Hepatic Transplant Unit coordinator.