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How an arm transplant is done

In a double transplant, four teams of surgeons operate simultaneously — two teams preparing the patient’s arms and the other two preparing the donor limbs. This is the basic procedure.

In a double transplant, four teams of surgeons operate simultaneously — two teams preparing the patient’s arms and the other two preparing the donor limbs. This is the basic procedure:
Sources: Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center; source image by Devon Medical Art, LLC courtesy of Johns Hopkins. Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra / The Washington Post. Published on January 28, 2013, 7:57 p.m.
 
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