Docs remove healthy kidney from woman with kidney tumor

Rome public hospital under investigation

(ANSA) - Rome, January 9 - The Lazio region has opened a probe into the case of an 84-year-old woman with a kidney tumor whose healthy kidney was removed instead.
    The operation took place January 2 at Rome's CTO Andrea Alesini Hospital, La Repubblica newspaper reported.
    "The region...intends to proceed with utmost severity towards those who made an error of this nature, which is utterly incompatible with the quality and accuracy that the regional public health system guarantees," authorities said.
   

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