Screening of the operation
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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.

  • 15 Mar 2012
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