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  • March 30, 2017

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Ali Al Dhahouri (left) poses with family members at Seoul National University Hospital.
Ali Al Dhahouri (left) poses with family members at Seoul National University Hospital.

Seoul National University Hospital boasts lead in laparoscopic liver transplants

Mahra Al Dhahouri, a 33-year-old woman from the United Arab Emirates, suffers from autoimmune hepatitis, a disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the liver and causes inflammation. Her disease progressed to the point that she needed a liver transplant. However, she could not undergo surgery as she could not find a suitable donor that matched her blood type. At South Korea’s Seoul National University Hospital, the patient found a solution

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