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American doctors have been licensed to transplant faces

March 5 2008

Hospital Brigham & Women's Hospital, located in Boston, received the first U.S. license for transplant operations person.

As informs television channel CNN, the hospital said the operation to transplant the donor entity will be conducted only if the patient has been received by non-reducing injury person, which he received as a result of wounds, burns, or cancer of the skin.

The first such resolution received the British doctors in October 2006 from the ethics committee of the Royal Free Hospital in London. And the first transplant surgery parts of the face - mouth, nose and chin was made in France in 2005. The case is a 38-year-old Isabella, Donora, whose face had been gnawing dog. Donor organs were taken from women whose doctors noted the death of the brain as a result of suicide, informs RIA Novosti news agency.

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