First successful liver transplant from a living donor completed in Greece


A milestone was achieved at Laiko Hospital in the city of Athens, with the first-ever successful liver transplant from a living donor, a father to his daughter. Deputy Health Minister Irene Agapidaki shared the news in a social media post.

According to, surgeon professor Georgios Sotiropoulos led the procedure with the contribution of German Professor Dieter Broering. 

Photo: Mike Yeats

Agapidaki conveyed her optimism for the health and recovery of both the father, highlighting the significant development that brings hope to many in the country.





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