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1000th hepatic transplant.

Performed by CHUC

1000th

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.