UK grabs praise for first hand transplant

Patient on receiving end of country's first-ever hand transplant makes progress after eight-hour surgery.

    Doctors say the United Kingdom's first hand transplant patient is making progress after an eight-hour operation.  

    Surgeons have removed Mark Cahill's paralysed right hand and attached a new one from a donor.   

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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