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Firsts in Transplantation

1997 Illinois' first living donor kidney-pancreas transplant
United States' first robotic living donor pancreatectomy
1998 United States' first adult-to-adult living donor liver transplant
2000 World's first robotic donor nephrectomy (removal of kidney) for a living-donor kidney transplant
2004 World's first liver and small bowel transplants from same living donor into same recipient
2005 United States' first robotic hepatectomy (removal of liver)
World's first combined living donor liver-bowel transplant
2006 Illinois' first paired donation for ABO incompatible kidney transplant
2009 World's first robotic kidney transplant in an obese recipient