Hand Transplant Recipient To Begin Physical Therapy

The fifth person in the U.S. to undergo a hand transplant is being discharged from Louisville’s Jewish Hospital, but will stay in down for three months of physical therapy.             Forty-three year old Erik Hondusky of upstate New York received his new hand in a nine-hour operation last week at Jewish.                                    Hondusky, who lost his… Continue reading Hand Transplant Recipient To Begin Physical Therapy

New York Man Receives Hand Transplant

A New York man has become the fifth person in the U.S. to undergo a hand transplant. All five operations have been performed at Louisville’s Jewish Hospital. Spokesperson Barbara Mackovic says 43 year old Erik Hondusky of Messina, New York received a new right hand in a nine-hour operation on Monday. “Mr. Hondusky lost his… Continue reading New York Man Receives Hand Transplant