U.S. Soldier Survives Double Arm Transplant
xinhuanet.com : A former U.S. soldier who became a quadruple amputee three years ago has received a double arm transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, the hospital said Tuesday.
Brendan M. Marrocco, a 26-year-old infantryman lost four limbs in a 2009 roadside bomb attack in Iraq. Last month, he had the operation performed by a special team led by Johns Hopkins surgeon Andrew Lee.