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Oscar, the first full face transplant recipient, appeared in public for the first time today, in Spain. A team of about 30 medical experts took on the operation, in which "the man received new facial muscles, skin, nose, lips, a jaw, teeth, a palate and cheekbones." Video after the break.

Oscar, whose face was severely injured in an accident, had undergone nine failed operations before being considered for the transplant.
[via CNN - TheHindu]

This entry was posted on 07/26/2010 10:30am and is filed under Breaking News, Science .
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