domingo, 3 de agosto de 2008
the world's first transplant of two full arms
BERLIN -- A German medical team said Friday it had performed what it called the world's first transplant of two full arms, on a farmer who had lost both his limbs in an accident. The male patient, 54, was "doing well under the circumstances" after the 15-hour operation on July 25-26, a spokeswoman for the clinic at the Technical University in the southern city of Munich said. The amputee, who had lived without arms for six years since the accident, consulted the 40-member team at the...