Face transplant for Virginia man is lauded as most extensive in history

Face transplant for Virginia man is lauded as

most extensive in history

Face transplant for Virginia man is lauded as most extensive in history

Face transplant for Virginia man is lauded as most extensive in history

Face transplants are always so futuristic cool science but this “more complete” transplantation leads to another level. According to the Baltimore Sun, the 37-year-old Norris received donor skin around his neck his scalp, along with new teeth, tongue, muscles, tissue and a jaw. Doctors had to even go about Norris only coincide with the blood group of the donor, because they had to consider structural bones and tone of the skin of face transplants.

Face transplant for Virginia man is lauded as most extensive in history

Doctors of the University of Maryland had worked the realisation of a transplantation of full face like this, tweaking and best ways to prevent the receiving authority to reject new tissues, muscles, skin and bone transplants who go surgery like this. The face transplantation process starts with specific strong immunosuppressant treatment, a drug during surgery and a permanent cocktail of drugs after surgery (to keep the rejection of their faces) and then continue with a donor whose family approved to donate a face.