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Second successful face transplant performed at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland - The Cleveland Clinic has successfully transplanted 90 percent of an automobile accident victim’s face. The announcement came via twitter and then details of the 24 and a half hour long procedure were posted on the Clinic’s website.

Human head transplants within reach, says neuroscientist

Face transplants, the human genome map, and the cure for HIV—within one generation all three have made the leap from science fiction to science fact. Could head transplants some day also make that leap? One scientist thinks so.

First US full-face transplant recipient weds burn survivor

The first full-face transplant recipient in the US, Dallas Wiens of Fort Worth, Texas, and burn victim Jamie Nash, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday. The pair met at a burn survivors support group at Dallas' Parkland Hospital.

First U.S. face transplant recipient revealed

An Ohio woman who underwent transplant surgery on over 80 per cent of her face revealed her new face to the public. Her face was damaged by a shot gun blast from her husband five years ago.

Woman gets a near-total face transplant surgery in Cleveland

A woman suffering from severe facial trauma underwent successful face transplant surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. The surgery took about 22 hours to perform.

First U.S. Face Transplant Completed in Cleveland

The first face transplant in the U.S. was recently completed at the Cleveland Clinic, the hospital announced. Nearly all of a woman's face was replaced with that of a dead female donor in an operation a couple weeks ago.

The Face In The Mirror

So far three facial transplants have been performed on persons with disfigurements in France and China. Now this risky surgery has come to the US in Massachusetts. The Brigham and Women's Hospital has given permission to a team to perform such operations.

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