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World’s First Human Head Transplant Successfully Carried Out

It took surgeons 18 hours to complete the feat of medical engineering, which is now being hailed among the heady heights of surgical excellence.

The operation was carried out on a corpse and has now proved it’s possible to successfully reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels.


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The operation was carried out by a team at Harbin Medical University led by Dr Xiaoping Ren, who is undoubtedly heads and shoulders above the rest in his field, reports the Telegraph.

Italian Professor Sergio Canavero, director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, announced the success of the team, who he said ‘realised the first human head transplant’.

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