domingo, 24 de agosto de 2008

Successful Face Transplants Performed

23 Aug 2008

Two men have undergone face transplants -- one after being attacked by a bear and another after suffering from a large facial tumor -- and they have indicated promising results. These cases indicate that the procedure might be used more regularly for long-term restoration of facial disfigurement, and are described in two articles released in The Lancet on August 22, 2008 describe face transplants that were performed in 2006 and 2007 which appear to have promising results.

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