Face Transplantation

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A self-explanatory procedure that was Hollywood fiction in 1997 (Face/Off, starring Nicholas Cage and John Travolta, John Woo, director), and a reality 10 years later, with operations planned or already under team belts in France, US, UK and China
Indications Patients disfigured by trauma, including gunshot wound, maulings—dogs, bears—burns, birth defects, neurofibromatosis, etc.
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Francis Papay from Cleveland clinic who has done three face transplant sharing Image Credit: Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary, Senior Reporter
TWELVE years ago in France, a team of surgeons successfully completed the first-ever face transplant procedure.
She had already agreed to donate his organs when doctors told her of a man awaiting a face transplant.
Butchered crime boss Steven "Bonzo" Daniel has told associates he is planning to have a face transplant.
People look at me and can tell something has happened but they would never think that I'd had a face transplant.
While there are some special ethical and psychological concerns, these shouldn't rule out the possibility of performing face transplant in carefully selected children, according to an expert review in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
The findings show the need to find ways to prevent, delay or reverse muscle and bone loss in face transplant patients, Pomahac said.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Recep Sert, the recipient of Turkey's fifth face transplant, was taken to a hospital on Thursday after suffering from swelling around his face and abdominal area.
11) Early data regarding face transplant outcomes show significant improvements to function and quality of life, (12) and hand transplants show functional results on par or better than prosthetics and hand replants.
The Face Transplant is medical thriller writing at its best, is set in the near future, and revolves around facial transplant surgeon Dr.
Until now, deciding who qualifies for a hand or face transplant, and how to find a match and approach a potential donor's family all have been done on an informal, case-by-case basis.