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US accident victim gets first double hand and face transplant

NEW JERSEY: A 22-year-old man who suffered horrific injuries in a car accident has become the world’s first person to undergo a successful face and double hand transplant. Joe DiMeo sustained third-degree burns on over 80 percent of his body

First US recipient of partial face transplant passes away

WASHINGTON: The first US recipient of a partial face transplant has died at age 57, according to Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic, where she underwent the delicate operation nearly 12 years ago. The health centre listed no cause of Connie Culp’s death