WIBCNews 93.1 | Mike WilsonDoctors are calling the first tweeted surgery, a success.
Caleb Johnson now has his friend's kidney, and both seem to be doing well, and you had the chance to follow the "play by play" of the surgery on twitter. Doctors and patients are hopeful that tweeting out the organ donation surgery on the social network platform, will raise organ donation awareness, dispelling myths, and encouraging people to donate.
By tweeting out in real time the details of the transplant, the hospital says it picked up about 1,000 Twitter followers. As common as kidney transplants are, Dr. Chandru Sundaram, who removed the healthy kidney from Colin Newton, surgery went off without a hitch.
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