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The American military doctors watched in horror as the oxygen mask on the young Afghan girl's face started to melt.
2009/6/25
Japan moved closer on Thursday to allowing children to receive organ transplants, when parliament's lower house approved a bill to scrap age limits on who can become an organ donor.
2009/6/19
A burn victim who received a simultaneous partial face and double hand transplant in a French hospital has died, the Paris Public Hospital authority said Monday.
2009/6/16
Eileen Dreizin, an American artist, returned home with a new liver yesterday. She was accompanied by her husband. They were very thankful to Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Kaohsiung for performing the transplant procedure.
2009/5/25
Shotgun victim gets first face transplant in the U.S.
Five years ago, a shotgun blast left a ghastly hole where the middle of her face had been. Five months ago, she received a new face from a dead woman.
2009/5/7
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Man critical but stable after 1st U.S. double hand transplant
Teams of surgeons performed the nation's first double hand transplant on a man whose hands and feet were ravaged by a bacterial infection a decade ago and who hoped to once again be able to hold his daughter.
2009/5/7
The first U.S. double hand transplant is taking place at a Pittsburgh hospital. A spokeswoman for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that patient Jeff Kepner went into surgery Monday morning.
2009/5/6
A Boston hospital has performed the nation's second face transplant; the recipient was a man who suffered traumatic facial injuries from a fall.
2009/4/11
Conjoined twin girls who had been fused at the torso and shared a liver were separated Tuesday at a Tennessee hospital, officials said.
2009/4/9
Several hospitals in Taiwan have perfected advanced techniques in organ transplants, with the Taipei-based National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) regarded as excellent in the field of kidney transplants, a Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI) official said Wednesday.
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