• Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The first child to undergo a successful hand transplant also is the first child in whom scientists have detected massive changes in how sensations from the hands are represented in the brain. The brain reorganization is thought to have begun six years before the transplant, when the child had both hands amputated because of a severe infection during infancy. Notably, after he received transplanted hands, the patient's brain reverted toward a more typical pattern.
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  • Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain

    Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain

    7 days ago - By MedlinePlus

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  • Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain

    Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain

    7 days ago - By Web MD

    Harvey, now 10, lost both hands because of a severe infection in infancy.
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