Saturday, March 1, 2008

Man Undergoes Total-Organ Transplant

Baltimore, MD - March 1st - Surgeons at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center operated on 38 year old Doug Varse on Friday to replace the most organs to date on anybody, according to the Non-Associated Press.

Led by Dr. Joseph Calhoon, the team of 45 doctors operated for 30.5 hours to replace Varse's heart, lungs, stomach, large and small intestine, liver, spleen, pancreas, tongue, bronchial tubes, kidneys, bladder, gall bladder, esophagus, lymphatic system, as well as a bone marrow transplant. According to Calhoon, Varse has had multiple issues with all his organs for most of his life.

Sources say that Varse was recovering well on life support and in a coma. Doctors wouldn't comment on how long it could take for him to recuperate.

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