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First full face transplant for US construction worker

A construction worker, badly disfigured in a power line accident in 2008, has received the first full face transplant ever conducted in the United States.

More than 30 doctors, nurses and other staff performed the operation in a hospital in Boston.

Neil Bowdler reports.

  • 21 Mar 2011
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