Can limbs be transplanted?

Advertisement
Advertisement

Transplantation of limbs is relatively new and the technique is still developing, but experimentation has shown some promising results. Transplanting a limb is an extremely complicated surgery, but several patients have been recipients of successful hand transplants at Jewish Hospital, which is based at the Louisville Medical Center at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

Continue Learning about Diagnostic Procedures

Diagnostic Procedures

Diagnostic Procedures

Allergy tests, echocardiograms, biopsies, semen analysis and spinal taps are just a few of the medical diagnostic procedures that are performed on patients diagnose diseases and conditions. These classification procedures do not i...

nvolve x-ray imaging or a surgical procedure, but, involve taking measurements and samples of fluids, tissues and cells. Learn more about diagnostic procedures from our experts.
More

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.