World's First Skull-Cap Transplant Performed in Texas

Jim Boysen, 55, received the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant at the Houston Methodist Hospital after suffering a large head wound from cancer treatment.
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Breaking surgery in Texas doctors have given a man the world's first skull and scalp transplant Jim Boyce and battle large head Bruno had trouble healing because of cancer treatments will now he says. He can't believe he's up and walking around nearly two weeks after having part of the skull and scalp replaced with a transplant from an organ donor. A dozen doctors perform the fifteen hour operation along with a scalp and skull Boyce and received new pancreas and kidney I. I couldn't get did transplant surgery needed for your organs without fixing my scalp Beckett couldn't fix my scout because that he. Failure your son pitched what he looked like a true rock and a hard place. Poison he's an amazing thank the family of the organ donor who remain anonymous he expects to head home from the hospital today that's Maha modern science and doctors. What they can accomplish on display theorized that medical technology is. I'm stop me naturally S.

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