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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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2008-12-16 16:17:22

The Cleveland Clinic announced Tuesday that it had performed the nation’s first face transplant two weeks ago.

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2008-08-22 13:20:10

The successes of two recent face transplants are showing doctors that they can regularly work and are not medical oddities.

2008-08-22 09:00:08

By Maria Cheng Associated Press LONDON -- Transplanting faces may seem like science fiction, but doctors say the experimental surgeries could one day become routine.

2008-06-30 18:03:00

THE leader of the team which carried out the world's first face transplant will lecture at a major international medical conference to be held in Cardiff.

2006-07-03 18:41:55

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - More than six months after performing the world's first partial face transplant, French surgeons described it as a complete success and revealed plans for another later this year or early next.

2006-07-03 18:05:00

More than six months after performing the world's first partial face transplant, French surgeons described it as a complete success and revealed plans for another later this year or early next.

2006-06-19 08:12:05

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - British doctors will seek approval for the world's first full face transplant from a hospital's panel this week, hoping to perform a ground-breaking operation which is likely to ignite a fierce ethical debate.

2006-06-19 08:10:00

British doctors will seek approval for the world's first full face transplant from a hospital's panel this week, hoping to perform a ground-breaking operation which is likely to ignite a fierce ethical debate.

2006-06-19 07:27:13

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Doctors in Britain will seek approval for the world's first full face transplant from a hospital's ethics panel this week, a spokesman for the research team said on Monday.


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