Only an institution that truly functions as a team can pull together experts from more than a dozen specialties to make a face transplant work. CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, MD, explains.
Our first total face transplant involved far more than a single 31-hour operation. Here are essentials of the patient’s unparalleled case and what lies ahead for her and the face transplant field.
One moment in the 31-hour operation stands out from the rest. Two of the surgeons share when, and why, the OR went from a hush to a collective sigh.
Two surgeons from the procedure share how subjecting a key intraoperative choice to the ‘surgical court of law’ and family input ultimately yielded the best decision.
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