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Clinicians at Cleveland Clinic perform third face transplantation procedure

July 21, 2017

Eleven surgeons from the Cleveland Clinic performed the center’s third face transplant, and its first total face transplant, according to a recent press release.

The patient was a 21-year-old woman who received a gunshot wound as a teenager and experienced severe facial trauma as a result. The transplantation procedure lasted 31 hours and was conducted in May 2017.

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