NZ TV Premiere: Inside: Emergency Transplant

National Geographic – Sunday 19 May, 9.30pm

Thousands of Americans are in need of a kidney transplant and many have family members willing to donate, but are biologically incompatible. Now the John’s Hopkins Transplant Centre in the US has developed a remarkable system to cross match donor pairs. Simply put, I’ll save your wife if you’ll save mine. Families, hospital staff and a crack surgical team join forces for a day of simultaneous operations to save lives and change the future of transplant surgery.

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