French surgeons in world-first second face graft on same patient


French surgeons have transplanted a new face on a man in his forties whose immune system had rejected a donor face grafted upon him seven years ago, in what France’s biomedicine agency sais was the first repeat facial transplant.

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A man whose body rejected a face transplant he received seven years ago has been given a second donor face after living nearly two months without one, French medical agencies said Friday, reports CapitalFM Kenya.