Ohio Clinic Plans Human Face Transplant

The Cleveland Clinic says it is the first institution to receive review board approval of human facial transplant for someone severely disfigured by burns or disease. Several independent medical teams around the world also are pursuing the procedure. The Cleveland Clinic said its approval on 15 October followed ten months of debate on medical, ethical and psychological issues. It has no current patients or donors for the procedure — via meta-roj blog

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