Category Archives: microsurgery

Spanish hospital performs world’s most complex face transplant to-date.

A multidisciplinary team of Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, led by Dr. Joan-Pere Barret, head of Plastic Surgery and Burns, have performed the world’s most complex successful face transplant.  The team have reconstructed two thirds of the lower face, neck, mouth, tongue and pharynx of a patient who had been affected by a massive arteriovenous malformation for 20 years. The disease

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