Docs Remove Kidney Through Navel - NBC Chicago

    Docs Remove Kidney Through Navel

    It's a first for Illinois: surgeons at Rush University Medical Center extract a kidney through a woman's navel and transplant it into her mother. But aside from being a surgical marvel, doctors hope it encourages more people to be living donors. Nesita Kwan reports. (Published Thursday, Feb 7, 2013) It's a first for Illinois: surgeons at Rush University Medical Center extract a kidney through a woman's navel and transplant it into her mother. See More