Friday, September 9, 2016

Duke Hand Transplant Recipient Gains Use of New Hand

After months of physical therapy, Duke’s first hand transplant recipient has gained function in his new hand. Mr. Rene Chavez of Laredo, Texas, lost his left hand in an accident when he was 4 years old and underwent a hand transplant at Duke on May 27. In a highly complex, 12-hour procedure, a team...Continue Reading