News tagged with face transplant

7th surgery shows face transplants gaining ground

(AP) -- Five years ago, it was the stuff of science fiction: Replace someone's face with one from a dead donor. But on Thursday, Boston doctors performed the world's seventh such transplant - less than a week after one in ...

dateApr 11, 2009 in Other
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Victim of chimp attack gets a full face transplant

(AP) -- A Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee gone berserk has received a new face in the third such operation performed in the U.S. and is looking forward to going out in public again and eating hot dogs and pizza ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Other
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US face transplant patient promotes organ donation

(AP) -- There is an initial shock upon first glance at Connie Culp, the woman who received the nation's first face transplant nearly two years ago. She taps her way through the hospital waiting room, feeling along the floor ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Other
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Ohio face transplant patient meets donor's family

(AP) -- The nation's first face transplant patient has said a donor saved her from a life of eating and breathing through a tube, but until this weekend she knew her only as a woman who died in 2008.

dateDec 20, 2010 in Other
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