Face transplant recipients don't look like donors

日期:2019-03-01 12:12:01 作者:相侣潴 阅读:

By Andy Coghlan WHAT is spooky about face transplants is the possibility that a person’s new face will look like the dead donor’s. Now the first full account of the second and third face transplants ever to take place has allayed these fears. “At last, we’re getting over the misconception that we’re transferring faces,” says Laurent Lantieri, head of the team that completed the third transplant on 21 January 2007 at the Henri Mondor Hospital in Créteil, France. “Instead, we’re reconstructing patients’ faces with spare tissue,