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Sunday, December 4, 2016

The first head transplant can’t the Russians and the Chinese


Russian Valery Spiridonov may assign the right of first head transplant your Chinese friend in misfortune Wang Hua Ming. That has changed in the year since the announcement about the miracle operation, Valery said Thursday at his first press conference in Moscow.


photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

According to Spiridonova, despite the scepticism of the domestic neurosurgeons in the world a lot of people support the idea of the first transplant the head man.

— I’m not sure I’m the first who made this operation — said Valery Spiridonov. Presumably this person can become a Chinese Wang Hua Ming, which is a more serious condition than I am. Besides, he is already 64 years old. China is now officially joined our project. In may, Professor Ren Xiaoping, who spent thousands of similar operations on mice, together with the Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero published in the scientific journal article, which cited strong evidence that polyethylene glycol, the same bioadhesive has been that from the beginning had high hopes Canavero, able to stitch together nerve endings.

Presumably the first transplant surgery of the head may be held in China in 2017.

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