News tagged with face transplant
(AP) -- They savor pizza and burgers, no longer frighten children, and many of them can walk the streets without people knowing they have someone else's cheeks, nose, lips and skin. People who have had face ...
Other Aug 11, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The government wants to start regulating face and hand transplants just as kidneys, hearts and other organs are now, with waiting lists, a nationwide system to match and distribute body parts and donor testing ...
Other Jan 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- A Turkish doctor whose 25-member team performed the world's first triple limb transplant - two arms and a leg - says the leg has been removed due to tissue incompatibility. ...
Other Jan 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The head physician at a Turkish hospital says his team has performed the world's first quadruple limb transplant, attaching two arms and two legs to a young man.
Surgery Feb 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Within a year after having face transplant surgery, some patients regain sensory and motor functions such as the ability to speak, chew food and smile, experts have found.
Surgery Oct 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A U.S. woman revealed her new face after a transplant Wednesday, six years after her ex-husband disfigured her by dousing her with industrial-strength lye, and said she went through "what some may ...
Other May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Turkish surgeons had to remove one leg from a patient who underwent a quadruple limb transplant after his heart and vascular system failed to sustain the limb, the hospital said on Sunday. ...
Surgery Feb 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A Turkish patient who underwent what was touted as the world's first quadruple limb transplant died on Monday due to complications, the hospital announced.
Surgery Feb 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0