Miracle surgeon wins American fellowship

Maciejewski is head of the Department of Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery in Gliwice. Andrzej Grygiel/PAP

Miracle surgeon Adam Maciejewski has been awarded the prestigious Godina fellowship for his ground-breaking multi-organ transplants.

In this episode of The Debrief we speak to TFN staff writer Joanna Jasińska, who explains the ins and outs of reconstructive surgery and how a Polish doctor was awarded a fellowship from the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM).

The professor from the Oncology Centre in Gliwice was recognised as the first Pole in history for completely rebuilding the internal organs of a six-year-old boy’s neck by transplanting a new larynx, trachea and throat, as well as bone marrow.

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