CT scan before and after surgery (Image: University of Maryland Medical Center)
Remarkable transformation - before and after shots of the face transplant recipient (Photo: University of Maryland Medical Center)
A gun accident fifteen years ago left Richard Lee Norris without his lips, nose, and with limited movement of his mouth. Now after a marathon 36-hour surgical procedure described as "the most extensive full face transplant completed to date," a team led by Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez at the University of Maryland has restored Mr. Norris' quality of life.
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