Foetus lung surgery success 'a first'


Nearly two years after the proceeding, a Spanish a medical team announced they have successfully performed an operation in the lung of a foetus.

According to doctors from two hospitals in Barcelona, this type of surgery had never been successful before.

Little Alaitz is now 16-months old and lives in Spain.

Eric Camara reports.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.