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Double Hand Transplant Surgery

Duration: 03:22

Richard Edwards undergoes a double hand transplant in which his hands are amputated and replaced with hands from a donor. This is the first time this has been done. Three months later the new hands are already changing his life.

Available since: Mon 23 May 2011


Series Producer
Alice Harper
Michael Mosley
Rob Liddell
Rob Liddell
Executive Producer
Andrew Cohen

This clip is from

Inside the Human Body Hostile World

4/4 Michael Mosley reveals the ingenious ways the body defends itself against a hostile world.

First broadcast: 26 May 2011

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