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9 Years After First Procedure, Face Transplantation Gets Thumbs Up

Posted on April 29, 2014

The first comprehensive review of every face transplant reported since the initial one was done in 2005—a total of 28 in seven countries, not counting two done in Turkey since the review was completed—has removed many early doubts about the procedure, The New York Times reports.

The review, published online by The Lancet on Sunday, says the procedure is generally safe and feasible, and should be offered to more patients.

To read the NYT article, click here.