First quadruple limb transplant

TURKISH surgeons have performed the world's first-ever quadruple limb transplant at a university hospital in Ankara, the Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday.

"In such a big organ transplant... more than 50 percent of the (patient's) body has changed," Professor Murat Tuncer, rector of Ankara's Hacettepe University, told Anatolia.

"The blood and plasma defusion are still continuing for our patient to overcome the critical next 24 hours," he said.



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