News tagged with facial transplant

An inside look at face transplantation

In March 2011, a surgical team at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) performed the first full face transplantation (FFT) in the United States and went on to complete a total of three FFTs this year. Now, in the first research ...

Dec 28, 2011
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A close look at blinking after facial transplantation

Recovery of blinking function is a critical but easily overlooked outcome after facial transplantation, according to a report in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the ...

Dec 29, 2014
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ASPS: Soft tissue measures can optimize face transplant

(HealthDay)—Soft tissue measurements can predict facial transplant donor-to-recipient match, according to a study to be presented at Plastic Surgery The Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, ...

Oct 09, 2013
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