Severed hand attached to man’s ankle to keep it alive

Xiao Wei recovers in hospital after the amazing surgical procedure.

Surgeons in China have reportedly saved a man’s severed hand by attaching it to his ankle. The amazing surgical procedure was required after Xiao Wei lost his right hand in an industrial accident in November.

 

 

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Update: Chinese Doctors Remove Boy’s Extra Fingers and Toes

Li Jinpeng

Liu Lichun cares for her son, Li Jinpeng, after a successful
operation to remove his extra fingers and toes

Six-year-old boy told he will be able to hold chopsticks in a few months  Shenyang, Liaoning – Li Jinpeng, a 6-year-old boy born with 15 fingers and 16 toes, is happy he will soon be able to wear a normal pair of shoes.

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da Vinci Si Surgical System Operates In 3D HDTV

 da Vinci Si Surgical System Operates In 3D HDTV

da Vinci Si Surgical System

Now even the clumsiest doctor can perform incredibly precise microsurgery with this latest da Vinci Si Surgical system, the only one in the world that operates in 3D HDTV. Using four robotic arms and one channel of HD video for each eye, the system reduces and filters a surgeon’s movements to an ultra-tiny scale, allowing minimally-invasive surgical procedures that aren’t possible using conventional means.

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