- A man, 36, has donated one of his 'balls' to his twin brother who was born without any
- The two Serbian brothers have decided not to reveal their identities or grant any interviews
- The groundbreaking transplant of testicles has been the 3rd in history and the 1st in 40 years
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A 36-year-old set of twins has experienced one of the rarest transplants known to man as one donated a testicle to the other.
The two brothers who come from Serbia decided to keep their identities undisclosed and thus yielded to no interviews.
Nytimes.com reports that the transplant was the third of its kind on record. The last time any such operation was performed was about four decades back and it also happened between twin brothers.
Perhaps, the most interesting thought about the entire story is how a twin brother packed all the available balls for himself.
The medical procedure lasted for six hours and was undertaken chiefly by Dr Dicken Ko, a transplant surgeon and urology professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, who flew to Belgrade to assist with the procedure.
Together with Dr Dicken Ko an entire international team of surgeons.
The two brothers are reportedly responding to treatment as expected and would both have their normal testosterone levels in a matter of days.
The history-making surgery was performed at the University Children’s Clinic in Tirsova, a section of Belgrade.
Stories about siblings donating body parts are not heard every day but a number of them have surfaced lately.
Just recently, YEN.com.gh reported that two brilliant brothers, Tenashi and Joe, have given real meaning to the word 'brotherhood' as one donated his kidney to have the life of the other saved.
The two brothers identified as Tenashi and Joe narrated their heartwarming story in a video sighted by YEN.com.gh.
Joe, the victim, was pursuing his dream of becoming a medical doctor when he was sadly diagnosed with the kidney problem and had to put a pause on his education.
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