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Pentagon Fast-Tracks Face Transplants for Injured Veterans

December 21st, 2009 12:40 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

It’s been less than a year since American surgeons completed their first facial transplant. Now, the Department of Defense wants to fast-track the surgical science, in hopes of helping the estimated 200 veterans who’ve returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries too serious to benefit from basic cosmetic surgery.

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