An Indiana man has become the eighth person to receive a hand transplant at Louisville’s Jewish Hospital. Fifty-six year old Ronald Thurman of Marion received a new right hand in a 15-and-a-half hour procedure that ended early this morning. The donor hand came from a 22 year old Texas man who lost his life in… Continue reading Indiana Man Is Jewish Hospital’s Eighth Hand Transplant Recipient
The leader of the hand transplant program at Louisville’s Jewish Hospital says two more procedures have been approved and will likely be performed early next year. Dr. Joseph Kutz says the first of the two transplants could take place in January or February. Seven patients have received hand transplants since the Jewish Hospital program was… Continue reading Two More Hand Transplants Slated For Early 2012
Dr. Warren Breidenbach will head the Division of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery at the University of Arizona.