Saturday, February 25, 2012

Quadruple limb transplant

  • (Newser) – Doctors in Turkey say they have performed the worlds first quadruple limb transplant on a man who lost both arms and legs at age 13, Sky News reports.
  • (Newser)
  • ANKARA, Turkey — Head physician at a Turkish hospital says his team has performed the world's first quadruple limb transplant, attaching two arms and two legs to a young man.
  • (Washington Post)
  • KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An altercation at the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul has killed two American service members. Afghan officials say it was another Westerner who killed the U.S. advisers.
  • (KTUU)
  • ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The head physician at a Turkish hospital says his team has performed the worlds first quadruple limb transplant, attaching two arms and two legs to a young man.
  • (KTUU)
  • After years of talks with specialists about the practicalities of a prosthetic limb, the 42-year-old has been announced details of their first double hand transplant, which was given to a quadruple amputee.
  • (Daily Telegraph)

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