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Cape Town – University of Stellenbosch’s (SU) faculty of medicine and health sciences announced that nine other patients will receive penile transplants following the success of their first procedure.

On Friday the university announced the performance of the world’s first successful penile transplant.

The Stellenbosch University health faculty described the procedure as a ground-breaking transplant operation, as doctors successfully transplanted a penis to a human being at Tygerberg Hospital in Bellville, Cape Town, on 11 December 2014.

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