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Crash survivor speaks after world-first face and double hand transplant

Guardian, 04 Feb 2021
Doctors at New York University's Langone Health have successfully completed the world's first face and double hand transplant. Twenty-two-year-old Joe DiMeo underwent the 23-hour procedure two years after he suffered third-degree burns to 80% of his body in a car accident. The procedure is a world first and has allowed Joe to dress and feed himself as well as use weights as part of his recovery

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