Photo: Ministry of healthcare of Krasnodar region
The inhabitant of Kuban with tongue cancer had a successful eight-hour operation to remove the tumor and restore lost over her body. This is stated on the website of the regional Ministry of health.
“The implant of the tongue was skin and fascial flap taken from the forearm of the patient”, — stated in the message.
The surgery of oral and maxillofacial surgery NII-KKB №1.
The patient is a 48 year resident of Bryukhovetsky district — supervised another two weeks, and then was discharged with recommendations to follow a diet and to talk again.
In December last year it was reported that plastic surgeons from the Hospital of Queen Victoria in Britain for the first time transplanted a few of the toes on a hand 56-year-old male, which was almost completely devoid of fingers 16 years ago. In the operation of the functionality of the wrist has recovered.
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