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2011-03-29 13:39:53

Transplant and reconstructive surgeons from Emory University Hospital announced today at a news conference that they have successfully performed a rare complete hand transplant on 21-year-old Linda Lu, a college student from Orlando, Fla.

2011-03-26 00:00:28

ASPS Member Surgeons Lead the Way Arlington Heights, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), is proud to announce multiple members participated in last week’s first full face transplant on 25-year-old burn victim Dallas Wiens of Texas.

2011-03-26 00:00:28

MDconnectME, a Pennsylvania based healthcare technology start-up, has developed a way to improve patient experience and health care efficiency through a secure and HIPAA compliant communication platform. Dr. Chad R.

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2011-03-22 11:40:00

A power line accident left a 25-year-old man horribly disfigured, but now he has successfully received the nation’s first full face transplant.

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2010-11-16 14:41:08

Spain's health ministry said Tuesday that doctors are looking for a suitable match from a dead donor to carry out the world's first leg transplant.

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2010-04-24 07:35:00

A Spanish hospital announced recently that it had successfully performed the world's first complete face transplant in March after an accident five years ago left a man unable to swallow, breath or talk normally.

2009-11-16 19:58:01

More than a year and a half following the first near-total face and upper jaw transplant, the donor tissue appears successfully integrated.

2009-05-18 15:57:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using recent advances in transplant surgeries as a focal point, distinguished professionals involved in this quickly changing field will explore how we communicate about identity -- through medicine, books, art, films and journalism -- in a public discussion presented by Allegheny College and held at the Carnegie Science Center at 7:30 p.m.

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2009-05-08 21:34:36

Thomas Culp's lawyer insists the U.S. man shot his wife Connie in the face by accident and hopes to reunite with her when he gets out of prison. Connie Culp, who has publicly stated she forgives her husband, underwent the world's first near-total face transplant last December.


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