At age 22, Joe may be the first person to have a successful face and hand transplant Medicine

At age 22, Joe may be the first person to have a successful face and hand transplant  Medicine

At the age of 22, Joe Dimeo is rediscovering a series of sensations in his hands and face: he can already feel hot, cold, or someone else’s touch. But the young man is still accustomed to all this. Both face and hands are “new”, less than six months old. As a result of a revolutionary operation performed after an accident they left Joe almost without fingers and with a severely deformed face.

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