In the US, the patient had a face and both hands transplanted
In the world before this operation, there were only two attempts to transplant a face and two hands, but they were unsuccessful.
In New York, doctors at the University Medical Center performed a surgical operation to transplant two hands and a face to 22-year-old Joe Dimeo. This is reported by CNN.
The operation was performed in August 2020. The doctors were waiting for the grafts not to be rejected by Dimeo's body. When the grafts took root, the operation was declared a success.
Before that, there were only two attempts to transplant a face and two hands in the world, but they were unsuccessful.
It is reported that in July 2018, Joe Dimaio was in a car accident, he fell asleep at the wheel, returning home after a night shift. His car hit the curb, overturned, and caught fire. Dimeo had a burn of 80% of his skin.
TAGS: US NEWS, VIDEO
Add a comment!