India's first successful full-arm transplant performed in Kerala hospital

India's first successful full-arm transplant performed in Kerala hospital

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Category : Miscellaneous Published on: September 22 2022

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  • Two bilateral hand transplants have been performed successfully on two patients at the Amrita Hospital in Kochi. 
  • A patient from Karnataka, Amaresh, 25, and another from Iraq, Yousif Hasan Saeed Al Zuwaini, 29 who lost both their hands due to electric shock underwent transplantation with limbs harvested from donors who were victims of fatal road accidents in Kerala.
  • A team led by Dr Subramania Iyer and Dr Mohit Sharma, comprising 20 surgeons and 10 anaesthetists, performed the surgery.
  • Only three shoulder-level full-arm transplants have been performed in the world, and this is the first in India.
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