In the US, doctors grew a new ear for the patient on her arm. This was reported by the regional news portal Fox 30.
Plastic surgeons from the medical center William beaumont military base in El Paso, Texas, for the first time conducted a similar operation on serving the us army. Patient, series Samika Barrage (Shamika Burrage), lost the auricle in a crash in 2016, when she was 19 years old.
Doctors removed cartilage from rib Barrage and cut out of her new ear. Then they put him in the forearm girls to grow blood vessels. Because of this she will not feel the alien’s ear and you can feel it, just like any other part of the body.
“The main goal of surgery achieved and the ear looks great, she may be in this feeling, and in five years it will be impossible to distinguish from the original,” said plastic surgeon, Lieutenant Colonel Owen Johnson III, leading the Department of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He added that the scar from the surgery will be patched using skin from the forearm of the patient.
At the end of April it was reported the world’s first successful transplant of a penis with scrotum. The doctors hope that after a few months the patient can urinate standing, and later will be restored and sexual function.
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