ANKARA

Two Turkish-trained Azerbaijani doctors on Saturday made history by saving the life of a 5-year-old through a single operation including both a coronary bypass and a liver transplant, a medical first on such a young patient. 

The doctors, Resat Mahmudov and Mircelal Kazimi, are products of the Great Student Project, a program organized by Turkey following the breakup of the Soviet Union to provide educational opportunities to students from the Central Asian Turkic republics.

Kazimi said the young patient was diagnosed with familial hyperlipidemia — a genetic disorder triggering a serious rise in cholesterol levels — and was also

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