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Bilateral arm transplant honed, performed on patient who lost limbs three-years ago.

Will Lautzenheiser wiggled his left forearm ever so slightly on Tuesday, demonstrating the movement for a roomful of people. It was astonishing because both of the patient’s arms had been amputated in 2011, along with both legs, to save his life after a bacterial infection shut down his organs and killed the tissue in his limbs. Last month, a team

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