First Transplant

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The patient, a young man who suffered the amputation of both legs above the knee because of an accident, is clinically very well. Patient who underwent a bilateral transplant of legs, a young man aged 20 to 30, in the early hours of Monday is clinically very well and may be walking in a period of six or seven months, as he has ensured this Tuesday the surgeon Pedro dug. The patient is awake from yesterday afternoon and happy like God, he started to cry when she saw the legs, has assured in press conference Cavadas, who explained that the intervention was started on Sunday night and lasted about ten hours of surgical work. The young man who has been the double transplant suffered, as a result of an accident, traumatic amputation of both legs above the knee: right above the femur and in the the left, in the discal third of the femur.

Relegated to a wheelchair according to dug I was relegated to a wheelchair and his chances of walking were zero because I could not adapt prosthesis for anatomical and technical reasons, and went a couple of years to your query asking for a leg transplant. Then consider the possibility of doing so and after asking the requests, the national organization of transplantation (ONT) considered it favourably, explained Cavadas, who added that it has cost a year find a suitable donor. The surgeon pointed out that although the patient is clinically very well has been involved only two days ago and many things can happen. He is not expected to pass, but this isn’t a camping trip, this is real medicine and in addition to first Division, Cavadas said. Patient is delighted to life and to leave the ICU soon, has been added..

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