Nation's First Double Hand Transplant Done In Pittsburgh

On May 4th, Andrew Lee, MD, led the nation's first double hand transplant in a 57-year-old man from Augusta, Georgia. The complicated surgery to attach a human hand with its 27 bones, 28 muscles, three major nerves, two major arteries, and many tendons, veins, and soft tissues can take many hours as reported by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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