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Hand Transplant

Hand And Face Transplants To Be Regulated Like Other Organs

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure your liver or kidney could save someone's life. But would you donate your hands, or your face? Signing up to become an organ ...

Boston Hospital To Offer Hand Transplants For Kids

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living

A Boston hospital is starting the world's first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won't be long until face transplants and othe...

U.S. Considers Regulating Face And Hand Transplants

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 01.06.2012 | Healthy Living

-- The government wants to start regulating face and hand transplants just as it does now with kidneys, hearts and other organs, with waiting lists, ...

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...

WATCH: California Mom Shows Off Hand Transplant

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home

This hand transplant went miraculously. A 26-year-old mother received the first hand transplant in the history of California on March 5, and met wi...

Success: UCLA's Experimental Hand Transplant

AP | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A 26-year-old mother who lost her right hand in a traffic accident several years ago is reuniting with her doctors to show off her new ...

Charla Nash Seeking Face, Hand Transplant After Chimp Attack

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — An Ohio hospital has told the family of a Connecticut woman mauled and blinded by a chimpanzee a year ago that she is not a candi...

Chiropractor Gets Double Hand Transplant

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The recipient of a rare double hand transplant says he feels "fantastic" and can wiggle fingers on both his new hands. Richar...