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Surprising Findings from the First Ever Review of Face Transplant Surgery

A new article in The New York Times delves into the details of the first comprehensive review of every reported face transplant procedure performed in the world.” The report “says the procedure is generally safe and feasible, and should be offered to more patients. The endorsement is cautious: The researchers note that the operation is still experimental, risky and expensive (at least $300,000), and that patients must be carefully selected. After the transplant, recipients may have risks of infection and reactions to toxic anti-rejection drugs.”

Read it in The New York Times