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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Facts about VCA Limb and Face Transplants


Just in the last decade, successful hand and face transplants were completed with the help of immunosuppressive drug developments. Termed VCA (vascularized composite allograft), more than 200 of these complicated surgeries have been performed worldwide as of January 2018 and include:

1. Arms
2. Head
3. Face
4. Larynx
5. Genitalia
6. The Abdominal Wall

 

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Facts about VCA Limb and Face Transplants

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