News tagged with hand transplant

Double hand transplant patient out of hospital

(AP) -- The mother of the nation's first double hand transplant patient says he's out of the hospital and looking forward to returning to his wife and daughter in Georgia.

Oct 01, 2009
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1st US 2-hand transplant patient yearns to feel

(AP) -- The nation's first double hand transplant patient can wriggle his new fingers a litte bit now and grab a tennis ball, but what he really wants to do is be able to feel his wife's hands when he holds ...

Jul 17, 2009
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Double hand transplant patient recovering well

(AP) -- Valarie Kepner was so excited at learning last fall that doctors might be able give her husband new hands that she called the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center without telling him first.

May 08, 2009
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Marine moves fingers after rare hand transplant

(AP) -- Surgeons have transplanted a hand onto a Marine who was hurt in a training accident, and he has some movement in his fingers, according to the hospital where the operation occurred.

Mar 23, 2009
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