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Swedish Doctors Announce Mother-to-Daughter Uterus Transplants

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Swedish doctors say they have performed the world’s first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, but won’t consider themselves successful until one of the two transplant recipients produces a healthy baby. The leader of a medical team at the University of Gothenburg said this week that more than 10 surgeons worked on the operations Saturday and Sunday, transferring […]

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US Man Undergoes Full Face Transplant

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. man has undergone what his doctors say is the most extensive face transplant ever performed. A team of more than 100 surgeons and nurses at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore spent 36 hours last week operating on Richard Norris, a 37-year-old resident who was left horribly disfigured by a gun […]

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Former US Vice President Cheney Has Heart Transplant

Posted March 24th, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney is recovering after undergoing heart transplant surgery Saturday. Cheney’s office said he is in the intensive-care unit at a Virginia hospital. He had been on a waiting list to receive a heart for 20 months. His aide Kara Ahern said Cheney does not know the identity of the donor. […]

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