Latest Face transplant Stories

2009-05-06 10:51:50

An Ohio woman who became the first U.S. recipient of a face transplant has decided to reveal her identity because she is about to leave the Cleveland Clinic.

2009-05-06 05:50:00

The first woman who had a full blown face transplant showed her new resemblance to the public Tuesday, five years after a shotgun blast left a ghastly hole where the middle of her face had been.

2009-04-11 16:10:23

Doctors in Boston performed the world’s seventh face transplant on Thursday, and are planning more.

2009-04-10 13:00:35

A man severely injured in a fall has undergone the second partial face transplant performed in the United States, says a statement from a Boston hospital. Eight surgeons, led by Dr.

2009-01-21 15:56:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical history was made 10 years ago, greatly impacting the future of transplantation and reconstructive surgery around the world when a team of surgeons performed the first hand transplant in the U.S on January 25, 1999.

2008-12-17 16:14:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carla Bluhm, a developmental psychologist and visiting assistant professor at Allegheny College, and Nathan Clendenin, Allegheny class of 2007, have recently completed a book on the psychology of face transplants.

2008-12-17 12:00:00

Surgery Largest, Most Complex of Its Kind; 80 Percent of Trauma Patient's Face Transplanted CLEVELAND, Dec.

2008-12-17 09:56:00

FACE TRANSPLANTS - PLASTIC SURGERY'S WORK COMES TO LIFE CHICAGO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facial transplantation is plastic surgery. In fact, Maria Siemionow, MD, who performed this country's first face transplant at the Cleveland Clinic recently, is a reconstructive plastic surgeon.

2008-12-16 16:22:16

The Cleveland Clinic said a team of physicians has performed the first near-total face transplant ever done in the United States. The surgical team met with the media Tuesday to discuss the procedure, performed on a patient who was disfigured in a traumatic injury, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported.

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