TITLE

Most extensive full face transplant ever is performed at UMMC; 36-hour operation involved 150 staffers

AUTHOR(S)
Warren, Jim
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Transplant News;Apr2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville, Virginia has received the vascularized composite allograft (VCA) performed at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore, Maryland. It states that the face transplant operation involves multi-disciplinary faculty physicians. It says that Norris has regained his sense of smell and was able to feel his face after the transplantation.
ACCESSION #
76173120

 

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