Man saved by rare 5-organ transplant

February 19, 2015 8:28 PM

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Man saved by rare 5-organ transplant

In a 10-hour operation, a Czech man had five organs transplanted in one procedure, saving his life, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Five years ago, Bartolomej Pesta, 60, was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. The condition, in which the liver is scarred by disease, was so far along that he required a liver transplant. Plus, the blood supply to other organs had been restricted, meaning he needed a multi-organ transplant to su...

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