Surgeons Successfully Graft Hand Onto Patient's Leg And Keep It Alive For A Month

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Photo credit: The surgery (not pictured) took 10 hours to reattach the patient's hand. Oleg Ivanov IL/Shutterstock.

In a story that echoes the happenings of 2013, another Chinese factory worker has had their hand amputated – and stitched back onto their leg to save the disembodied extremity from dying. After leaving the hand in place for a month, the arm from which it was removed had successfully healed enough to allow the doctors to reattach...

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