Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, August 3rd, 2008
The 14 hour procedure, which began at approximately 2:08 a.m. (EDT) today involved a six-member hand surgical team, with 12 hand fellows assisting and a two-member anesthesiology team. The recipient is listed in stable condition at Jewish Hospital. The group of surgeons performing the experimental procedure also performed the world's first successful hand transplant in 1999, the nation's...
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