Figure 16 (Small)

Figure 16. The first living related renal transplant. Left, Marius Renard, 16 year old carpenter whose single kidney had been removed after rupture in a work accident, and right, his mother who volunteered to donate him the kidney in 1952 which prolonged his life by just 22 days, in a ward of the Hôpital Necker in Paris. (Pictures courtesy of Gabriel Richet)