Tag Archives: Organ transplantation

07Dec/15

First penis transplant in the United States to be performed within a year

Surgeons at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are hoping to within a year perform the first penis transplant in the United States on a young soldier injured by a bomb explosion in Afghanistan, the New York Times reported.
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03Jul/15

Two women donate kidneys to each others’ husbands

In a rare instance, two women unrelated to each other donate their kidneys to give a new leash of life to each others’ husband.

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13Jun/15

Italian neurosurgeon to attempt first head transplant

(R Reports) – Valery Spiridonov is on a mission. The 30-year-old Russian, who has a degenerative muscle condition known as Werdnig-Hoffman, wants to become the first person ever to undergo a human head transplant.
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17Mar/15

South African doctors perform world’s first successful penis transplant

South African doctors perform the world’s first successful penis transplant on a young man who had his organ amputated after a botched circumcision ritual.

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