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Can you replace an amputated hand with another natural hand?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes

Recently, this has become an option for the reconstruction of hand amputations.
Immunosuppressant agents to prevent rejection with close monitoring and intensive physical therapy will be necessary. Very few of these have been performed at this point.

In brief: Yes

Recently, this has become an option for the reconstruction of hand amputations.
Immunosuppressant agents to prevent rejection with close monitoring and intensive physical therapy will be necessary. Very few of these have been performed at this point.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Yes

Hand transplantation is a pioneering area of transplant surgery.
It is being done at several centers in the US. It remains somewhat controversial due to the need for life-long immunosuppression after surgery, and is most appropriate for patients with both hands amputated.

In brief: Yes

Hand transplantation is a pioneering area of transplant surgery.
It is being done at several centers in the US. It remains somewhat controversial due to the need for life-long immunosuppression after surgery, and is most appropriate for patients with both hands amputated.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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