A man’s life-changing surgery following an electrical accident inspired him to mend his most important relationship. Below is the released statement from Brigham and Women’s Hospital regarding patient James Maki On June 30, 2005, 55-year-old James Maki suffered an injury so devastating that the surgeon who treated him in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital […]
Doctors chose a woman who survived a shotgun wound to her face as the first recipient of a face transplant after treating her for nearly four years. Connie Culp knew of the Cleveland Clinic’s interest in face transplants and approached the medical staff, doctors said at a news conference Tuesday. Dr.
A woman was injured Saturday when a rocket landed in northern Israel, a spokesman for the Israeli police said. Charla Nash, 55, was in critical but stable condition Friday with “severe trauma to her face, scalp and hands” at the clinic, Dr. Daniel Alam, a facial and plastic and reconstructive surgeon, said in a written statement.
A team of doctors at the Cleveland Clinic will spend as much as a week determining how they will treat a woman mauled by a chimpanzee, and whether they will consider offering her a face transplant. Charla Nash, 55, was in critical but stable condition Friday with “severe trauma to her face, scalp and hands” at the clinic, Dr. Daniel Alam, a facial and plastic and reconstructive surgeon, said in a written statement
The woman who received the first-ever near-total face transplant in the United States told her doctor she has regained her self-confidence, said Dr. Maria Siemionow, head of plastic surgery research at the Cleveland Clinic and leader of the transplant team. The patient, who prefers to be anonymous, is finally able to breathe through her nose, smell, eat solid foods and drink out of a cup, Siemionow told participants of the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago over the weekend.