Friday, April 23

World's 1st Full Face Transplant In Spain Is Hailed As A Significant Advance By Transplant Experts.

According to United States media reports, there were 30 doctors completed the world's first full-face transplant last month at Barcelona's Vall d'Hebron Hospital.

It is the most difficult total face transplant ever from world's eleven (11)face transplants that had been made.

It was been done for a patient from spain who is a farmer tha unable to breathe or eat on his own. His was injured and totally affected his face from an accident that he shoots himself in the face way back five years ago.

As per report in AP on Friday, during operation and face transplant, doctors lifted his entire face which includes jaw, nose, cheekbones, muscles, teeth and eyelids, and placed it masklike onto the man.

Upon completion of operation, the patient has a new face from hairline down. However, an scar which looks like a wrinkle runs across his neck. Anyway, thats only the scar he had after the full-face transplant.

Accordinng to surgeon "Barret" who was the head of the surgical team that have 30 doctors, the patient still yet to speak, eat or smile, but he can see and swallow saliva, and he is expected to be able to eat and breathe on his own in about a week after.
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