X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Mexican Man Gets Double Arm Transplant

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Medicine has come a long way in the last few years with all kinds of surgeries being performed that were the stuff of fiction years ago. One such case was the face transplant I mentioned back in March. Now doctors in Mexico City have performed a double arm transplant on a Mexican man who lost his arms just below the elbow resulting from burns when he was electrocuted.

The 52-year-old man is Gabriel Granados and he received new arms just below the elbow from a 34-year-old shooting victim. Granados said that the transplant was “terrific” and that he could already feel his new hands. The physicians practiced the procedure on corpses prior to the real thing, which I suppose is a good idea.

“This is wonderful that after being without hands for some time, all of a sudden I see new hands,” said Granados, who is an agent in the financial unit of Mexico City’s prosecutors’ office. The surgery was conducted in early May and the man was just discharged from the hospital this week.

[via MSNBC]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Roma (Trailer)

Roma (Trailer)

Xbox Game Pass Free Trial

Xbox Game Pass Free Trial

Yona (Teaser)

Yona (Teaser)

Advertisement
Roush F-150 SC Is a 650hp Towing Monster

Roush F-150 SC Is a 650hp Towing Monster

Nissan’s Thunder-Blue Frontier Sentinel Concept Aims to Save Lives

Nissan’s Thunder-Blue Frontier Sentinel Concept Aims to Save Lives

1966 Shelby GT350H Barn Find is One Sweet Pony

1966 Shelby GT350H Barn Find is One Sweet Pony