Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero said that he was able successfully to “transplant” the head of the corpse. The corresponding operation was carried out in China. Smedt convinced that transplantation is an important step to realizing his ambitious and notorious project.
The surgeon said that the next step should be a “sharing of minds” between the two donors, brain-dead, and then will inevitably turn the head of a living person with a new body.
Talking about operation head transplant — or, if you will, transplant body being long. Sergio Canavero believes that such manipulations represent a not-too-distant future of medicine. However, it is widely believed that at the moment there are no truly sensational results the surgeon has not been reached (hsam he claims that two years ago his colleague Zhen Xiaoping was the first experiment of transplantation of a monkey’s head), what’s More, many experts tend to believe that in fact the project of the Italian surgeon not only is not realizable at the present stage of development of science and medicine, but will not become so in the foreseeable future.
For a long time as the primary candidate a sensational operation was seen by the Russian programmer Valery Spiridonov, who suffers from spinal amyotrophy of Werding–Hoffmann, which causes atrophy of muscles and deformation of the skeleton. However, a few months ago it became clear that Canavero decided to transplant the body of the patient from China, while the operation for Spiridonova were canceled or at least postponed indefinitely. Earlier it was reported that Spiridonov already saving up funds for a more “experienced” operation performed in such cases.