Spain performs full face transplant | News | Al Jazeera

Spain performs full face transplant

Doctors in Barcleona undertake world's first full-face transplant.

    Spanish surgeons have announced that they have carried out the world's first full-face transplant.

    The hospital, in Barcelona, performed the surgery on a young man who lost his face in an accident five years ago.

    Since then, he'd been unable to swallow, speak or breathe properly.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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