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Face Transplants

Roger Ebert's Life Itself: A Presence Profoundly Felt, Even After His 'Leave of Presence'

Joseph Cooper | Posted 09.09.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

While all 55 chapters are 4-star reads, the final nine offer moving evidence that, for a man who could not speak, he had restorative observations to make and therapeutic reflections to share.

Face Transplants Should Be Offered to More Patients, Surgeons Say

Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 04/30/2014 02:25 PM EDT on LiveScience Face transplants promise dramatic results for people left disfigu...

Face Transplants Thriving 2 Years After Operations

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally. Medical imaging shows new blo...

Transplanting the Face of a Dead Congolese Woman

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.24.2013 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

The image of the face of the Congolese woman resting on the pink and blue blanket is grafted onto the frontal lobe of my brain -- the repository of my...

Kathleen Miles

UCLA's Remarkable Face Transplant Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles

Imagine going from having no face to having someone else's face. Face transplantation is the process of removing part or all of a donor's face and ...

Rebuilding Bodies

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Last Sunday, July 10th, Dr. Pedro Cavadas made headlines after performing the world’s first double-leg transplant. By all accounts, it was a histori...

UPitt Med School Considers Performing Face Transplants

The Pitt News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

About a month after performing its second double hand transplant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is considering using the technology to p...