Virginia Man Gets A New Face

Doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center performed the most extensive full face transplant to date, replacing everything from the hairline to the collar bone of a 37-year-old man, including the upper and lower jaw bones, teeth, and a portion of the tongue. The operation took place over 36 hours on March 19 and 20 and involved more than 200 medical professionals. The face transplant was part of a 72-hour marathon of organ donation at the center, in which five patients received organs...Full Story
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